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UAE approves fourth term in office for President Sheikh Khalifa

Sheikh Khalifa was first elected President of the UAE by the Supreme Council of the Union on 3rd November, 2004

UAE approves fourth term in office for President Sheikh Khalifa

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The United Arab Emirates' top legislative body on Wednesday approved a fourth term in office for President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, in accordance with the provisions of the the country's Constitution.

"The Supreme Federal Council of the United Arab Emirates renewed its confidence in His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan... for a fourth mandate of five years, in accordance with the constitution," official news agency WAM reported.

Sheikh Khalifa was first elected President of the UAE by the Supreme Council of the Union on 3rd November, 2004, succeeding his father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.