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H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan is the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, as well as next in line to be President of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is increasingly becoming an important centre for global weapons trading, with Abu Dhabi as host to one of the world’s largest defence expos in 2009.


Political and Military Leadership

Sheikh Mohammed is chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council—an executive leadership body in Abu Dhabi, which is constantly engaged in the assessment of public policy. Since becoming Crown Prince in 2004, Sheikh Mohammed has been recognised for his groundbreaking initiatives as an influential leader of Abu Dhabi as well as Deputy Supreme Commander of the armed forces. He is a special advisor to UAE President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

Economic Development

With Abu Dhabi sitting on 10th of the world’s proven oil reserves, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan maintains immense political influence in the Muslim world as a leading member of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company— which directs development e=orts for the UAE’s role in the oil and gas industries. Sheikh Mohammed is chairman of the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED), which has been developing initiatives to boost youth entrepreneurship in the UAE.

Humanitarian

Sheikh Mohammed is noted for his philanthropic and humanitarian efforts in charitable giving. He has donated billions of dollars to various causes. December 2010 will mark the launch of a three-year project to establish a global centre for health care research in Abu Dhabi through the World Health Care Congress (WHCC), under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed.

Sustainable Development

Sheikh Mohammed has been a champion of sustainable development in Abu Dhabi as an advocate for the implementation of green technologies. He pledged 15$ billion for the development of clean energy through solar, wind, and hydrogen power.

$100 MilThe amount of money Sheikh Mihammad has pledged for development projects related to solar and wind energy in Morocco.
$120 Mil His financial support of worldwide child health initiative to eradicate polio completely by 2018
$23 BilHis estimated worth in dollars by Forbes Magazine in 2010, a significant decrease from previous years.
59 MilThe amount of money (US dollars) pledged to fund the purchase and delivery of vaccines for children in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
12.3 bilHis estimated worth in dollars by Forbes Magazine in 2010, a significant decrease from previous years.
15 milThe amount of money (US dollars) that Al Nahyan has donated to the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking.
Abu Dhabi: Kerry meets with His Highness General Shaikh Mohammad Bin ... - Al-Bawaba
2013-11-11 07:30:08

General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received US Secretary of State John Kerry, at the Emirates Palace. Shaikh Mohammad welcomed Kerry and ...

Gen Mohammed gets Qatari note for Sheikh Khalifa - Emirates 24/7
2013-11-12 03:08:33

General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received a message from the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to President His Highness ...

Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed appoints Al Rumaithi at Crown Prince's Court - gulfnews.com
2013-11-13 14:04:52

Abu Dhabi: General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, issued a resolution appointing Ali Ganem Murshid Al ...

Sheikh Khalifa gets note from Emir of Qatar - Gulf Today
2013-11-11 14:22:38

ABU DHABI: General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received a message from the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, to President His ...

Mohamed bin Zayed meets Westerwelle - Emirates 24/7
2013-11-14 05:04:45

General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday received in Al Ma'moura at Abu Dhabi, the visiting German Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Guido Westerwelle ...

Shaikh Mohammed commends FNC role in building modern state - Khaleej Times
2013-11-11 18:49:53

Shaikh Mohammed appreciated the truthful efforts and cooperation of the FNC members with the government in UAE's march towards achieving success, which was laid down by the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the Founding Fathers. Shaikh ...

Mohammed bin Zayed, world leaders, dignitaries attend Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Emirates 24/7
2013-11-04 03:46:32

General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a number of world leaders, dignitaries and senior officials attended the final race of 2013 Formula 1 Etihad Airways ...

PHOTOS: Kerry claims Obama will 'do what he says' about Iran's nuclear plans - 7DAYS
2013-11-11 14:37:34

President Barack Obama, he added, “does what he says”, citing the killing of Osama bin Laden and getting American troops out of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “So believe us on Iran,” Kerry said. “He will not bluff.” He said there is no “end game” in ...

Mohammed bin Zayed receives Eid wishers - Emirates 24/7
2013-10-15 15:02:32

The event was attended by Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Surour bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler's Representative, Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ...

Humaid, Mohammed bin Zayed hold talks - Emirates 24/7
2013-10-27 04:39:58

General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Saturday, at the Emirates Palace, received Dr Hazem Al Beblawi, Prime Minister of Egypt, who is on a current visit ...and more »

“The real asset of any nation is in its people … and the prosperity and success of a country are measured by the standard of education available to all its citizens.”

Birth: 3 October 1961 (Age: 52)

Source of Influence: , ,

Influence: Military and political leadership.

School of Thought:

“The real asset of any nation is in its people … and the prosperity and success of a country are measured by the standard of education available to all its citizens.”
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$100 MilThe amount of money Sheikh Mihammad has pledged for development projects related to solar and wind energy in Morocco.
$120 Mil His financial support of worldwide child health initiative to eradicate polio completely by 2018
$23 BilHis estimated worth in dollars by Forbes Magazine in 2010, a significant decrease from previous years.
59 MilThe amount of money (US dollars) pledged to fund the purchase and delivery of vaccines for children in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
12.3 bilHis estimated worth in dollars by Forbes Magazine in 2010, a significant decrease from previous years.
15 milThe amount of money (US dollars) that Al Nahyan has donated to the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking.
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