Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been elected the President of the UAE. He has changed Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died on Friday.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Photo: Reuters)
The Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates on Saturday elected Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan because the President of the nation.
He has changed Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died on the age of 73 on Friday.
Mohammed bin Zayed (MbZ), the previous president’s half-brother, has been the de facto ruler of the UAE for years now, significantly after Khalifa suffered a stroke in 2014.
“We congratulate him and pledge allegiance to him as do our people…and the entire country will follow his leadership to glory,” Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who can also be UAE vice-president and premier, mentioned in a Twitter publish.
(With inputs from companies)