Personalised Twitter entry stamp for VIP visitor to Dubai

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He landed in Dubai on Monday.

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Published: Tue 25 Jun 2019, 3:48 PM

Last updated: Thu 30 Nov 2023, 4:12 PM

The co-founder and CEO of social networking giant Jack Dorsey got a special entry stamp on his passport after he landed in Dubai on Monday.

Dorsey tweeted a photo of the Dubai entry stamp and a special welcome sticker, which has the iconic Twitter logo bird next to the Dubai skyline. Along with the photo of the stamp, he tweeted in Arabic: "Marhaba Dubai."

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, launched his Twitter handle after receiving Dorsey.

"We are pleased to have hosted Twitter's CEO and cofounder @jack on his first visit to the Middle East and the UAE. I am also pleased to have launched my new Twitter account in his presence," Sheikh Maktoum tweeted. "Dubai and Twitter share many aspects in common. Both stand as global hubs open for people, build bridges of understanding and dialogue among nations and represent platforms to nurture youth's energies and creativity."

Welcoming Dorsey, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted: "We welcome @jack, CEO and co-founder of Twitter and a leader of positive change on social media, to the United Arab Emirates."

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