The son of U.S. President Donald Trump is headed back to Dubai to give the commencement address at a university this weekend.
Donald Trump Jr. will be the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony of the American University in Dubai on Sunday, set to be held at the World Trade Center.
Since his father took office, Trump Jr. has taken the reins of the family business along with his brother brother, Eric Trump. Both Trump brothers visited Dubai in February for the opening of a Trump-branded golf course.
Trump and his son have both praised Dubai "bigly"
"To see the incredible vision Sheikh Mohammed has been able to put forward for this country is truly awe-inspiring," Trump Jr. said, referring to Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, during his February visit to the emirate.
"It is truly incredible to be part of that vision," he said.
President Trump visited the site back in 2014, when he was just a businessman and reality TV star. At the time he had high praise for the emirate as well.
"I think there's great, great future in Dubai," he said.
The Trumps have close ties with UAE billionaire Sajwani
Damac Properties, the UAE-based developer of Trump's golf course, has close ties with the U.S. president and his family.
During a New Year's Eve speech at his home in Florida, Trump called Hussain Sajwani, Damac's billionaire chairman, and his family, who were attending his party, "beautiful people."
Sajwani has also highlighted his close personal ties with the Trumps, telling NBC News: "We've been in New York having lunch and dinners with them regularly."