Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed elected President of the United Arab Emirates

The Federal Supreme Council today unanimously elected Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the United Arab Emirates.

The Council held a meeting today at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

A statement issued by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs said that according to Article 51 of the Constitution, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was unanimously elected as President of the United Arab Emirates to succeed the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed. Al Nahan.

The members of the Supreme Council and the Rulers of the Emirates have reaffirmed their enthusiasm to continue implementing the authentic values ​​and principles established by the late Sheikh Khalifa, following the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. These have cemented the status of the UAE both regionally and globally.

The Federal Supreme Council expressed its full confidence that the people of the United Arab Emirates will remain, as Sheikh Zayed and the founders believed, “a faithful guardian of the Union and its achievements at all levels.”

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed expressed his appreciation for the valuable trust placed in him by his brothers, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, praying to the Almighty to guide him and help him take responsibility for this great trust. and comply. his tasks to serve his country and his people.

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