It was a usual humid day of September 2017 in Dubai, UAE. Usual because it is still summer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates but showing signs of Autumn as the humidity increases bringing fog to major parts of the country. A true sign of changing weather from Summer towards the cooler days.

But apart from the usual weather, there were a few very unusual experiences on a usual 12th of September 2017.

Today, I had the pleasure of accompanying a long time friend, well wisher and cousin, Ali Raza Ladhani, to visit one of the most awaited events of the year, The exhibition that showcases the various real estate activities around Dubai, the whole of UAE and across the World.

First unusual experience was the sudden arrival of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice president of UAE and the Ruler of Dubai. Under the auspicious leadership, were his 2 children and a host of dignitaries. I was so shocked to see the man in person, that I had forgotten all my speeches prepared for such a day to thank his highness. I wanted to Thank Allah, the lord for blessing us to live in the city of Dubai. I wanted to Thank Allah for providing the opportunity to build my dreams in this city. I wanted to Thank Allah to allow my parents to migrate to Dubai to grow in the ever growing city of Dubai. I wanted to sincerely Thank Allah for the great leader that was Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed al Maktoum (the father) who kick started the growth trend of UAE. I then wanted to Thank Allah for continuing the great leadership in His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, for his vision, his dream, his perseverance, his untiring efforts, his continuous ability to reach and promote higher standards with every passing day. As i watched him walk past me, just mesmerized by his aura, forgot to salute all his work, his dreams and his higher level of reach.

A MISSED OPPORTUNITY TO SALUTE THE GREATEST LEADER THE WORLD HAS SEEN.

Another unusual happening was the first international cricket match of the decade that took place on the grounds of my home country of Pakistan. It was a match between the Pakistan team and another team made of players from all other international teams. And this first international match was won by the home team.

HURRAY PAKISTAN XI

The final unusual activity was catching a program live on youtube. Did not expect this at all. I am not a fan of watching tv on a computer monitor. I am not a fan of watching another gadget that gets introduced to millions of people around the world. I am not really a fan of APPLE products. But, today it so happened that I clicked on a live screening and LET it play.

I WATCHED THE LIVE SCREENING OF THE IPHONE X (SOMETHING I HAD PROJECTED)

Please add your thoughts to the way I experienced a usual humid day of September.

 

 

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