Mohamed Bin Zayed, from power behind throne to UAE President


Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Federal Supreme Council on Saturday unanimously elected His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the United Arab Emirates.

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

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed held the following positions until becoming the President of the UAE on May 14, 2022:


— Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, November 2004.

— Chairman of the Executive Council, December 2004.

— Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, January 2005.

— Chairman of Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), September 2005.

— Chairman of Mubadala Development Company, 2002.

— Chairman of UAE Offset Programme Bureau (OPB), 1992.


Sheikh Mohammed is also a member of the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).

Both bodies were under the chairmanship of late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed.



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