Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
(born in 1961) is the Crown Prince
of Abu Dhabi
and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces .
Political and business career
He became Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi in November 2004 and was appointed Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces in January 2005. Later that month, he was promoted to the rank of General. Since December 2004, he has also been the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council
, which is responsible for the development and planning of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and is a member of the Supreme Petroleum Council
. He also serves as a Special Advisor to the President of the UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
, his older brother. He is also head of the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED), which is the economic policy advisory council in Abu Dhabi.
Al Nahyan is also the head of the Mubadala Development Company
which, since its establishment in 2002, represents the main investment vehicle for the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to achieve sustainable social and economic benefits for the Emirate.In addition, he is the head of the UAE Offsets Program Bureau and is the head of the Abu Dhabi Education Council which was set up in September 2005 to develop education and vocational training. His efforts in the realm of economic development are aimed at increasing economic diversification in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. As the... Read More