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Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Ruler of Dubai with UK Political Agents in 1962. The Trucial States were a group of sheikhdoms in the Persian Gulf. They were a British protectorate from 1820 until 1971, when they became the United Arab Emirates. #dubai


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32.The achievements of the UAE in the past three decades are evidence of the abilities of the people who worked diligently alongside the first UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.