Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, has been elected as the new President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This is reported by the UAE news agency – WAM.
The candidacy of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi was approved by the Supreme Council of the UAE, which includes 7 emirates of the state.
No further details are given in the news.
The day before, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the UAE announced the death of the 74-year-old head of state, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
National mourning was declared in the country, which will be valid for 40 days, state flags were flown at half mast.
In addition, the work of ministries and departments, as well as the private sector, was suspended for three days.
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