Shoppers in Riyadh were surprised when His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,  visited malls in the Kingdom when he arrived for  the Arab Economic Summit earlier this week. Sheikh Mohammed was  representing  the UAE .

Shoppers surrounded him for photographs when he made tours of shopping outlets in the city without any guards , who usually accompany him. Local people were impressed by the ruler’s magnanimous and humble attitude.

He tweeted on his official twitter account ” The weather was beautiful.. I also enjoyed a tour of the markets of Riyadh.. and met some Saudi citizens”.