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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid elected as new UAE president

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Sheikh Mohammed became head of state after his half-brother, Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, died on Friday. A three-day memorial period was declared in the country, during which all public and private institutions were closed and entertainment events were postponed.

The ruler of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Bin Zayed Bin Sultan Arnachan, was elected by the Federal Supreme Council. President of the United Arab EmiratesState news agency WAM announced on Saturday.

Dubai rulers and United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum have sent congratulations to the MBZ, the report added.

Sheikh Mohammed is the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the United Arab Emirates Army and has been the president and monarch of Abu Dhabi since 2014 after his half-brother Khalifa suffered a stroke and disappeared in public. I am doing it.

https://sputniknews.com/20220514/sheikh-mohamed-bin-zayed-elected-new-president-of-uae-1095507104.html Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid elected as new UAE president

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