H.H.Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi.
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- was elected by the Supreme Council of Rulers (Federal Supreme Council) as President of the United Arab Emirates on 3 November 2004, to succeed his father, the late HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who had been UAE President from the foundation of the Federation in 1971.
Sheikh Khalifa is also Ruler of Abu Dhabi, having succeeded to that position on his father's death on 2 November 2004.