President of the United Arab Emirates

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May 22, 2022

The President of the United Arab Emirates (Arabic: رئيس الإمارات العربية المتحدة‎) is the head of state of the United Arab Emirates.

Description

Due to the fact that the presidency belongs to the ruling emir of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, this position is de facto hereditary.

Authority

UAE President: Is the head of state. He chairs the Supreme Council of the Federation and manages the debates taking place in it. Presides over the Supreme Council of the Federation during meetings and closes its meetings in accordance with the procedural rules that the Council adopts in the form of internal regulations. The duties of the President of the Federation include convening the Council for meetings when one of the members of the Council so requests. Convenes the Supreme Council of the Federation and the Council of Ministers of the Federation to joint meetings when necessary. Signs laws, decrees and decisions approved by the Supreme Council of the Federation and publishes them. With the consent of the Supreme Council of the Federation, he appoints the Chairman of the Council of Ministers, accepts his resignation and releases him from the performance of relevant duties. The President also appoints the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Ministers, as well as accepts their resignation and relieves them of their duties on the proposal of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Federation. Appoints diplomatic representatives of the Federation in foreign states and other senior officials, both civilian and military (except for the President and judges of the Federal Supreme Court), and also accepts their resignation and removes them from their positions with the consent of the Council of Ministers of the Federation. Such appointments, as well as the acceptance of resignations and removal from office, are made by decree in accordance with the provisions of federal laws. Signs credentials of diplomatic representatives of the Federation in foreign states and accepts credentials of diplomatic and consular representatives of foreign states acting on the territory of the Federation. Exercises control and supervision over the execution of federal laws, decrees and decisions through the Council of Ministers of the Federation and