UAE President appeared in public for the first time in three years

Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan to the disease

The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan appeared in public, a rare occurrence after a stroke and surgery in 2014. About it reports on Sunday, June 25, Reuters.

As noted, the 69-year-old politician has held a meeting in honor of the holiday of Eid al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, is celebrated to mark the end of fasting in the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan — approx. “Of the”).

RIA Novosti with reference to the AFP writes that the first three years of the appearance of the President in public. After surgery, he de facto gave the main powers his half-brother and crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Muhammad Ibn Zayd, the Agency said.

Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan became UAE President in November 2004, succeeding his late father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan. He is also the ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, whose territory is concentrated the bulk of the oil resources of the UAE.