Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected UAE president : official media
ABU DHABI, May 14, 2022 (BSS/AFP) –
The UAE’s long-time de facto ruler Sheikh
Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected as president on Saturday, official
media said, a day after the death of former leader Sheikh Khalifa.
Sheikh Mohamed was elected by the Federal Supreme Council, WAM news agency
said, after years of calling the shots from behind the scenes while his half-
brother Sheikh Khalifa was sidelined by poor health.