Countries, UAE|September 26, 2012 1:22 pm

Responsibilities of the UAE President

Constitution of the U.A.E

1- Head the supreme council and manage its discussions .

2- Call upon the supreme council for meetings and adjourn them as per the procedural rules approved by the council in its internal decree. The council must be called upon to have a meeting whenever it is requested by any of its members.

3- Call for a joint meeting with the supreme council and federal cabinet whenever necessary.

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4- Sign and issue federal laws, decrees, and decisions endorsed by the supreme council.

5- Appoint the prime minister, accept his resignation, and let him resign from his position with the approval of the supreme council, appoint the deputy prime minister and the ministers, accept their resignation and ask them to resign from their positions upon the suggestion of the prime minister.

6- Appoint the diplomatic representatives for the federation in the foreign countries and other senior federal civil, and military staff except for the president and the judges of the supreme federal court, accept their resignations and ask them to resign upon the approval of the cabinet. Such appointment, acceptance of resignation or dismissal shall be carried out According to decrees and in compliance with federal laws .

7- Signing of letters of credence of diplomatic representatives of the Union to foreign states and organizations and accepting the credentials of diplomatic and consular representatives of foreign states to the Union and receiving their letters of credence. He shall similarly sign documents of appointment and credence of representatives

8- Supervise the execution of federal laws, decrees and decisions through the federal cabinet and competent ministers.

9- Represent the federation inside the country and abroad and in all international relations

10- Exercise the right of amnesty or reduction of penalty and approve the capital sentences in accordance with provisions of the constitution and federal laws .

11- Conferring decorations and medals of honour, both civil and military, in accordance with the laws relating to such decorations and medals.

12- Any other power vested in him by the Supreme Council or vested in him in conformity with this Constitution or the federal laws

H.H ShiekhKhalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
The President of the United Arab Emirates

H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al NahyanThe United Arab Emirates is an independent federal state, which was established in 1971. H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed is the second president of the UAE, and the 16th Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the emirates comprising the UAE. He assumed his official federal duties as the President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi on November 3, 2004, after the demise of his father, His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who was the first president of the UAE.


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