He spent time with Queen Elizabeth II in May, dressed casually for the Windsor Royal Endurance Race. But Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum's latest British Royal outing was a more glamorous affair.
The Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai was at Royal Ascot 2016 in England this week, and this time he was spotted in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Prince William and Kate Middleton handed over an award for his winning Godolphin team during the second day of the annual festival. The United Arab Emirate's horses achieved the lead in three races at the gathering of jockeys, trainers and fans, which just happens to be the UK's biggest horse racing event.
See more of what the royals got up to at Ascot.