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Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed elected as UAE President

May 14, 2022
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was unanimously elected as the President of the UAE to succeed the late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed. (Abu Dhabi media office)
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was unanimously elected as the President of the UAE to succeed the late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed. (Abu Dhabi media office)

ABU DHABI — The Emirati Federal Supreme Council on Saturday unanimously elected Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the United Arab Emirates.

The Council held a meeting on Saturday at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed Bn Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah; Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman; Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah; Sheikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain; and Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.

A statement issued by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs said that according to Article 51 of the Constitution, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was unanimously elected as the President of the UAE to succeed the late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed. — WAM


May 14, 2022
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