Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been appointed as Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by President Sheikh Mohamed, alongside Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The announcement also named Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed as Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed and Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed as Deputy Rulers of Abu Dhabi.
As the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, Sheikh Mansour has played a key role in Abu Dhabi’s wealth funds and business sectors. He has also been instrumental in leading the Emiratisation program as the head of the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council. Sheikh Mansour is also the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, where he spearheaded a significant overhaul of civic, family and personal status laws that have separated expatriates from the Sharia-based legal system.
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed, the President’s eldest son, has been a member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office. He has overseen some of the emirate’s largest recent development projects, along with its highly successful start-up incubator, Hub71.
Who is Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan serves as National Security Adviser and holds top positions in some of the emirate’s largest state-linked companies. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed, the Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, also holds several positions in government, sports clubs and business.
The appointment of Sheikh Mansour as Vice President is an essential move for the UAE, and it highlights his vast experience and expertise in business and government sectors. The appointment has been approved by the UAE Federal Supreme Council, and it is a clear indication of the President’s confidence in Sheikh Mansour’s leadership abilities.
The announcement of the appointment of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed as Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed and Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed as Deputy Rulers of Abu Dhabi is a significant milestone for the UAE. The move will reinforce the country’s leadership in the global arena, and it underscores the UAE’s commitment to achieving its strategic vision.
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