The United Arab Emirates is embarking on a new path “full of success and hope” under the new leadership of new president Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Gulf Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed said.
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The Foreign Minister congratulated Sheikh Mohamed on his appointment in a tweet on Saturday which read: “Nations are built and prospered by the hands of men… My brother, my leader, my master, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed , President of the UAE My guardian, we pledge allegiance to you and pledge to listen and obey you fully.
“Under your leadership, we are embarking on a new historic path full of achievements and hopes,” he added.
On Saturday, the UAE Abu Dhabi Federal Supreme Council elected Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed as president of the UAE, making him the country’s third-ever president.
His succession comes after the late President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed passed away on May 13.
The UAE has observed a 40-day mourning period that began on Friday to mark the death of the second president.
Nations are built and prospered by the hands of men..my brother, my leader and my master, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, President of the State 🇦🇪…
As for my ruler, we pledge allegiance to you and pledge to listen and obey you fully.
Under your guidance, we embark on a new historical path full of achievement and hope.
— Abdullah bin Zayed (@ABZayed) May 14, 2022
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