Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan

Picture of Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan

Date of Birth: 01/25/1948

Age: 68

Place of birth: Al Ain Oasis in Al Buraimi

Nationality: United Arab Emirates


The new president of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa became, the eldest of 19 children of the founder and leader of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who passed away on November 2 at the age of 86. The federal government - United Arab Emirates - was created 33 years ago. The UAE consists of seven emirates.

Sheikh Khalifa was born in 1948 in Al Ain city in the oasis of Al-Buraimi. I got a traditional family upbringing and education. As the eldest son in the family, was the right hand of his father, he studied management of public affairs. Vposlednee years that Sheikh Zayed had been ill, with half-brothers took part in the formation of the UAE policy. The late president has been married nine times, and sometimes had four wives at a time.

The new head of the United Arab Emirates, as they say local newspapers, is "an exemplary member of the family" differs "modesty, high responsibility, foresight, broad-mindedness and generosity." He loves history and poetry. It is surrounded by a lot of writers and other intellectuals. From father I inherited the passion for falconry. It is this passion more than once led him to Turkmenistan.