Middle East Economic Survey
Shaikh Muhammad Succeeds Shaikh Maktum As Dubais Ruler
Shaikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktum on 4 January became ruler of Dubai after the death of his elder brother Shaikh Maktum during a visit to Australia. The latter was also vice president and prime minister of the UAE. On 5 January Shaikh Muhammad assumed the same two roles and was asked to form a new cabinet. Shaikh Maktum became ruler of Dubai after the death of his father,...