Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan appointed as Vice-President of UAE
The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has appointed Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, his brother, as the Vice President of the country.
An overview of the news
The appointment is approved by the UAE Federal Supreme Council.
The incumbent Vice president Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will also continue in the same role.
Sheikh Mansour has been active in UAE politics since 2004, when he was appointed as Minister of Presidential Affairs.
He has overseen the Presidential Court and the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, as well as presiding over several government institutions, including the Ministerial Development Council and the Emirates Investment Authority.
He is also the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and a member of the Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council.
He has served on the boards of several investment institutions, including the National Archives, the Abu Dhabi Development Fund, the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority Board, and the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department.
Official Language : Arabic
Capital of UAE : Abu Dhabi
Currency : Emirati Dirham
President of UAE : Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Prime Minister: Sheikh Mohammed ibn Rashid Al Maktoum
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