Middle East Economic Survey


No 14



ADIAs Managing Director Dies In Glider Crash

UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi Shaikh Khalifah bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan announced on 30 March the death of his younger brother Shaikh Ahmad bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan in a glider crash in Morocco. Shaikh Ahmad, 41, was the managing director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the sovereign wealth fund responsible for managing the emirates investments. Shaikh Ahmad was first appointed...