Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected president of the United Arab Emirates

The Federal Supreme Council has unanimously taken the decision…

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nayhan has been elected as the new President of the United Arab Emirates.

The Federal Supreme Council made the decision unanimously during a meeting held today at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Mohamed becomes UAE’s third president, succeeding his brother Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died on Friday May 13.

Sheikh Mohamed was also named the 17th ruler of Abu Dhabi, having served as the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

According to a statement carried by the state news agency wam, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed expressed his gratitude for the precious trust placed in him by his brothers, Their Highnesses the members of the Supreme Council and the rulers of the Emirates, praying the All – Powerful to guide and help him. bear the responsibility for this great trust and carry out his duties in the service of his country and his people.

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