Middle East Economic Survey


No 20



Shaikh Khalifa Appoints Two New Deputy Prime Ministers

Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan, President of the UAE, dropped two brothers and promoted two others in a cabinet reshuffle announced on 11 May. The posts are for the federal government of the UAE, headed by Prime Minister and Vice President Shaikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktum, the ruler of Dubai. However, they were announced in a decree issued by Shaikh Khalifa and represent a...