Congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi who graduated last week (12 August 2011) from
Sharing in the significant occasion were his father, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, his brothers, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, the Crown Prince of Fujairah and His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi and a number of sheikhs, dignitaries and diplomats.
The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst has been based in
The Commissioning Course is taught over 48 weeks and covers military, practical and academic subjects alongside sport and adventure training.
In addition to developing army officers the Academy has the broader aim of being “the national centre of excellence for leadership.”
166th Sovereign’s Parade
Last Friday’s ceremony was the 166th Sovereign’s Parade at the Academy and General Sir David Richards, General Chief of the Defence Staff represented Her Majesty the Queen and served as the Reviewing Officer.
The Sovereign Parade is regarded as the “grandest day in the
Sheikh Maktoum has publically acknowledged his indebtedness to his “father, teacher and first supporter, His Highness Sheikh Hamad, from whom he has learned leadership, excellence and love of competition.”
Although based in
Sheikh Maktoum is passionate about sport, especially for the values that competition develops and for the way it brings together people from widely differing backgrounds.
Over the years Sheikh Maktoum has exhibited a gift for technology and a desire to communicate using contemporary methods. He has a website and a newly created public Facebook Page which hosts a number of photo albums offering some glimpses into his life and training at the
His Highness Sheikh Maktoum
Public Facebook Page for Maktoum Al Sharqi مكتوم الشرقي
Public Facebook Page for Maktoum Championships.
Fujairah Celebrates Graduation of Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Fujairah in Focus, 30 November 2011.
New Photos of the Fujairah Royal Family, Fujairah in Focus, 30 December 2010.
Graduation of Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Fujairah Observer, June 2008.
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Image: Outside England’s Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi, in military uniform, with his father, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi (left) and His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi (right). Photo courtesy of the Facebook Page of Maktoum Al Sharqi.