Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has reached 2 million LinkedIn followers, according to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking platform.
Having hit the 2 million followers’ milestone as a LinkedIn Influencer, Shaikh Mohammad is now the second-most followed Global Political Leader and one of the top thirty most followed LinkedIn Influencer across the globe.
He is also the most-followed LinkedIn Influencer in the Middle East and Africa region.
LinkedIn Influencer is an exclusive invitation-only programme that includes the top 500 of the world’s foremost thinkers, political leaders, CEOs and innovators.
As a LinkedIn Influencer, Shaikh Mohammad features along-side prominent figures such as Narendra Modi, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Ariana Huffington.
According to LinkedIn data, His Highness is known for his regular updates on strategic developments, high-profile meetings, delegation visits and key announcements, his posts garner a large number of engagements, particularly among followers from the UAE, followed by India, Egypt, the US and Saudi Arabia.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has covered a wide range of engaging topics on LinkedIn ranging from empowering women, promoting tolerance, fostering innovation and providing lessons in leadership, which have contributed to his growing popularity as an influencer.
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