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UAE leaders change social media profile photos. Here's why

Dubai - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed change display photos.

(Wam file photo)
(Wam file photo)
Logo of 2021: Year of the 50th
Logo of 2021: Year of the 50th

By Web Report

Published: Wed 17 Mar 2021, 2:26 PM

Last updated: Wed 17 Mar 2021, 2:29 PM

If you are an avid social media user, you would have noticed that UAE leaders and government handles have changed their display photos.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, led the profile photo change on Tuesday.

They have changed their display photos to the logo of the theme of the year 2021: Year of the 50th. The theme celebrates the 50 years of the UAE.

On Tuesday, the two leaders had posted inspiring messages as the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan made the announcement.

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"The UAE's first 50 years saw the fastest pace of nation building in history. (It was) the best development journey in the region. This is also a year of preparation for the next 50 years .. 50 years full of goodness ... an example of building hope for the region and the world," Sheikh Mohammed had tweeted.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed posted: "Everyone in the UAE has the chance to reach their full potential, and together we will continue to shape new frontiers."

Both Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed change their display photos to reflect important national occassions or achievements. They had last changed their display photos to the logo of the Emirates Mars Mission after the Hope Probe reached its Mars orbit.

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