– Mohammed bin Saeed was elected President of the United Arab Emirates
The crown prince of Abu Dhabi was elected on Saturday by the Supreme Council of the Emirates Federation as the head of the Gulf monarchy.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Saeed, already considered the true ruler of the United Arab Emirates, was elected head of the wealthy Gulf monarchy on Saturday, the day after his half-brother Khalifa bin Saeed al-Nahyan died.
Mohammed bin Saeed, also known as “MBZ”, was “unanimously elected” by members of the Supreme Council of the Emirates Federation, which covers seven emirates, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the news agency reported. Official WAM.
The third son of Sheikh Saeed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the first president and founder father of the Emirates Federation, ‘MBZ’, the crown prince of the capital and Abu Dhabi, has already been in charge since the caliph was ousted in January 2014. Then Saeed Al-Nahyan.
Mohammed bin Saeed expressed “thank you” for the “confidence” of the sheikhs of the Federal Supreme Council. His election formalizes his position as president of a wealthy oil country of about 10 million people.
Under his leadership, Emirates has pursued a very firm policy in the international arena. Allies Saudi Arabia and the United States are the first Gulf countries to normalize relations with Israel in the Emirates of “MBZ” 2020.
It is also widely believed that “MBZ” sent Emirati forces to Yemen in 2015 as part of a Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi rebels.