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Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Appointed Crown Prince

On Wednesday, United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced his eldest son Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed as the new crown prince of Abu Dhabi. This appointment places Sheikh Khaled next in line to succeed his father as the leader of the federation.

Sheikh Mohamed, also known by his initials MBZ, is the ruler of Abu Dhabi and appointed his brother, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as the UAE's vice president. Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was also appointed as vice president alongside Sheikh Mansour.

Sheikh Mansour, who is 52 years old, is the owner of Manchester City football club. The appointment of Sheikh Khaled as crown prince marks a significant step in the succession process for the UAE's leadership.


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