Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected UAE president

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan attends the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 30, 2019. — Reuters


United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan attends the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 30, 2019. — Reuters
United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan attends the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 30, 2019. — Reuters

CAIRO: The United Arab Emirates’ federal supreme council elected on Saturday Abu Dhabi ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the new president of UAE, the state news agency (WAM) reported.

Sheikh Mohamed was elected as the new president after his brother Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan breathed his last a day before at the age of 73, following long years of illness.


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