Sheikh Mohammed tweets in Chinese as the Chinese probe reaches Mars

The vice president of the United Arab Emirates tweeted in Chinese and Arabic to congratulate China after his spacecraft entered orbit around Mars.

Tianwen-1 arrived at its destination on February 10 – the day after the UAE’s Hope spacecraft entered orbit.

Going on Twitter, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, said: “Congratulations to China on the success of the Mars mission, while the Tianwen-1 mission has reached Mars. Congratulations to Chinese President Xi Jinping .

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