Leadership and Vision – Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi

The vision and leadership of Ras Al Khaimah’s ruler, His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, is a key reason for the abundance of opportunity in the emirate.Born in 1956, he is the fourth son of Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammad al-Qasimi, who ruled RAK from 1949 to 2010. Sheikh Saud was appointed the Crown Prince in 2003 and became ruler in 2010.A hands-on leader, His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi has played a major role in transforming RAK into a destination of choice for tourists, businesses and investors. In addition, Sheikh Saud has overseen major improvements in research healthcare and education.

He has proven himself to be a leader who not only cares about his own people; he has welcomed the rest of the world to take advantage of RAK’s many opportunities.

“In addition to being an excellent tourist haven, Ras Al Khaimah has evolved into a magnet of business and industrial investments from all corners of the world, while opening new gateways for people from different countries and cultures to experience the unique and exciting lifestyle offerings of the emirate.”

— His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi – الشيخ سعود بن صقر القاسمي