HRH Princess Haya bint al Hussein and HRH Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, have welcomed their 2nd child on Saturday 7th January, 2012. The royal couple welcomed a baby boy who was named Zayed. Baby Sheikh Zayed is named after the founding father of the UAE, HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1918-2004), loved, respected and admired by the people of the Emirates and the international community.
The announcement of the birth of the little Sheikh was made on twitter by Sheikh Mohammad: “Princess Haya and I were blessed with a baby boy … We named him ‘Zayed”. This is the 2nd child of Sheikh Mohammed with Princess Haya. The couple have a daughter Sheikha Aljalila who was born on 2nd December, 2007. Sheikh Mohammad and Princess Haya were married in 2004.