United Arab Emirates: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the President of UAE. He was died on May 13 many country leaders are shares their condolonses many countries cancelled govt events and flags are being half-masted many countries. Why the other countries doing these for UAE President Sheikh Khalifa dies.
Who is Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan? Complete detailes about UAE former President.
Sheikh Khalifa was born in 1948
Sheikh Khalifa was born in 1948. Sheikh Khalifa was the second President of the United Arab Emirates and the 16th ruler of Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Khalifa was the eldest son of his father.
His father’s name was Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who is considered the founder of the United Arab Emirates. His mother was Sheikha Hesa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Khalifa spent much of his childhood in the oasis of Al Ain and Al Burami, in the company of his father, who then ruled the Al Ain region. Sheikh Khalifa was married to Sheikha Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei and they have 8 children, two sons and 6 daughters. Sheikh Khalifa was also the grandfather of many grandchildren.
Sheikh Khalifa was named after his great-grandfather Sheikh Khalifa bin Shakhbout.
UAE President in 2004
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the son of the first President of the United Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and in 2004 he took over as the President of the United Arab Emirates.
Since becoming the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa has presided over a major restructuring of both the federal government and the government of Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Khalifa was also named the Prime Minister of Abu Dhabi and the Chairman of the Emirate’s Department of Defense in 1969.
Important role in strengthening the state
Sheikh Khalifa played an important role in the creation of the UAE. Since becoming the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa has presided over a major restructuring of both the federal government and the government of Abu Dhabi.
Since being elected as President, Sheikh Khalifa launched his first strategic plan for the UAE government to achieve balanced and sustainable development with the prosperity of the UAE’s citizens and residents at the center. His main objective as President of the United Arab Emirates was to continue on the path set by his father, Sheikh Zayed.
Sheikh Khalifa is also called the builder of modern UAE. The feeling of nationalism in the mind of the people of UAE also developed during his reign and during this time he did a lot of work to bring people out of poverty and perhaps this was the reason why he got a lot of love from the people.