Sheikha Latifa: Dubai royal defends Mary Robinson visit – BBC News

The wife of the ruler of Dubai says she is grateful that a former president of Ireland visited her family.

Princess Haya bint Hussein told Irish Broadcaster RTÉ, that she had invited Mary Robinson to visit her and Sheikha Latifa as a family friend.

Shiekha Latifa reportedly tried to flee the United Arab Emirates in 2018 after recording a YouTube video in which she criticised her father.

She was allegedly captured from a yacht near India.

The United Arab Emirates has denied the reports, and says the 33-year-old has been living at home with her family.

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