Mohamed bin Zayed was elected president by a Supreme Council

Mohamed bin Zayed was elected president by a Supreme Council

A new leader. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed, is already considered the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates The United Arab EmiratesOn Saturday, he was elected president of the rich Gulf monarchy His half-brother, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died the day before.

The official Emirates News Agency (WAM) stated that Mohammed bin Zayed, nicknamed “Mohammed bin Zayed”, was “unanimously elected” by members of the Supreme Council of the Emirates Federation, which includes seven emirates, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Chef ahead of time

The third son of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president and founding father of the Emirates Federation “Mohammed bin Zayed”, Crown Prince Capital And the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, they were already in charge since Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan suffered a stroke in January 2014. Mohammed bin Zayed thanked the “Sheikhs of the Federal Supreme Council” for their trust.

The election of “Mohammed bin Zayed” formalizes her position as the leader of the oil-rich country of about 10 million people. Under his leadership, the UAE pursued a more assertive policy on the international stage. The United Arab Emirates, an ally of Saudi Arabia and the United States, was the first Gulf country to normalize relations with Israel in 2020.

It is also considered that “Mohammed bin Zayed” is the one who sent Emirati forces to Yemen in 2015, as part of a Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi rebels.

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