Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Mohamed in 2021
3rd President of the United Arab Emirates
Assumed office
14 May 2022
Prime MinisterMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice PresidentMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Preceded byKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Ruler of Abu Dhabi
Assumed office
13 May 2022
Preceded byKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Personal details
Born (1961-03-11) 11 March 1961 (age 61)
Al Ain, Trucial States
Spouse(s)
Children9, including Khalid
MotherFatima bint Mubarak Al Ketbi
FatherZayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
EducationRoyal Military Academy Sandhurst
AllegianceUnited Arab Emirates
Service/branchUnited Arab Emirates Air Force
Years of service1979–present
RankGeneral
Commands heldCommander-in-Chief
Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
Commander of the Air Force and Air Defence
Website
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Arabic: محمد بن زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان; born 11 March 1961), also known by his initials as MBZ,[1] is the 3rd President of the United Arab Emirates and the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi since 2022.

He was the Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. He is seen as the main figure in the country's foreign policy and is a leader of a campaign against Islamist movements in the Arab World.[2][3] His half-brother, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was the President of the United Arab Emirates.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rhodes, Ben (12 October 2018). "A Fatal Abandonment of American Leadership". The Atlantic. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  2. "The ambitious United Arab Emirates". The Economist. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  3. "Despots are pushing the Arab world to become more secular". The Economist. 2 November 2017.