Sheikh Khalifa re-elected as UAE President

WAM

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been re-elected as the UAE’s President for a fourth five-year term.

According to national news agency WAM, the UAE Supreme Council’s decision is in line with the provisions of the country’s constitution.

The Council has expressed its deep confidence in Sheikh Khalifa’s leadership and wished him the best to continue the journey of development and prosperity.

Sheikh Khalifa was first elected President on November 3, 2004.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Agenda

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.

  • Entertainment Extra

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.