DUBAI: Sheikh Mohamed bin
Zayed elected President of the UAE
Supreme Council unanimously names Sheikh Mohamed third president following the death of his brother Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed. Sheikh Mohamed said he was honoured with the trust instilled in him by his brothers.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has been elected the country’s President.
The official announcement followed a meeting in Abu Dhabi of the Rulers of the Emirates.
He becomes the third president in the country’s history following his brother’s death on Friday.
The State news agency Wam reported the decision by the Federal Supreme Council, which comprises the rulers of each emirate.(the national news)