United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - the leaders of the emirates. The...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/9/11 Zoe Fernandez United Arab Emirates (UAE)
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4/9/11 Leader President is Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. (Sheikh Khalifa) Became president on 3 November 2004, following the death of his father, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Emir of Abu Dhabi
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4/9/11 Background Born 25 January 1948 Age: 63 Title: President Organization: United Arab Emirates Residence: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Country of citizenship: United Arab Emirates
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4/9/11 Appointed In 1966 Appointed as Ruler's Representative in the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi (the mayor) Head of the Courts Department in Al Ain On 1 February 1969 nominated as the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, next day he was appointed as the Head of the Abu Dhabi Department of Defense
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4/9/11 Accomplishments On 1 December 2005, the President announced that half of the members of the Federal National Council, the closest body the country has to a parliament, will be indirectly elected. Half of the council's members will still need to be appointed by
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Unformatted text preview: the leaders of the emirates. The 40-member FNC serves in an advisory capacity. • The elections were set to take place in December 2006. • On 4 January 2010, the world's tallest man-made structure, originally known as Burj Dubai, was renamed to Burj Khalifa, in honor of the Sheikh. • Sheikh Khalifa is known for his interest in sports traditional 4/9/11 • Sheikh Khalifa of the Private Loans Authority, early in 1991. • By July of that year, only a few months after the Authority was created, 11,034 citizens had received loans amounting to Dh 11.15 billion. • citizens were able to build the properties that they needed, for residential and for investment purposes • The continuing growth of the population, more step were taken in September 2000, when Sheikh Khalifa said that the total amount of individual house-building loans should be raised from Dh 900,000 to Dh 1.2 million. 4/9/11...
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