UAE re-appoints Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed as president
Sheikh Khalifa first took office of president on Nov. 3, 2004
The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) appointed Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan as the country's new president for the fourth consecutive term.
His "re-election" came "in accordance with the provisions of the UAE Constitution", state news agency WAM said.
Sheikh Khalifa's opponents say the Gulf nation is actually ruled by Abu Dhabi's crown prince Mohammed bin Zayed, who is also the president's younger brother.
Sheikh Khalifa first took office of the president on Nov. 3, 2004.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.