Sheikh Khalifa Wins Second Term

  November 4, 2009 at 7:59 am by

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been re-elected as President of the UAE by the members of the Supreme Council, made up of the rulers of the seven emirates. He has been elected for the second term for the next five years. The President has traditionally been the Ruler of Abu Dhabi.

On the occasion of the President’s re-election, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, said Sheikh Khalifa’s re-election was a great day in UAE history and confirmed the Supreme Council’s trust in his approach. “It would signal greater prosperity for years to come in,” he said in a statement published by WAM. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed, the Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region, said “The UAE is making rapid, staggering and tangible progress under the stewardship of Sheikh Khalifa,” he went on saying “The holistic development going on in all emirates simultaneously underlines Sheikh Khalifa’s sincere determination to secure a decent life to both UAE people and expatriate residents.”

 

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