Sheikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum died of heart attack on Saturday. He was 34.
A three-day mourning period has been declared in Dubai. UAE flags will be flown at half mast during the mourning period.
“We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return,” the Dubai Ruler Court said as it mourned Shaikh Rashid’s death on Saturday.
Sheikh Rashid was the eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Sheikh Rashid was a keen horse lover and was the owner of Zabeel Stables.