Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan - Father of the Nation

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What title was Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan known as?

Father of the Nation

Which position did Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan hold from 1966 to 2004?

President of the UAE

Why was Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan called 'the wise man of the Arabs'?

For his patience, vision, and wisdom

Which country did the UAE become the second-biggest economy after, according to many international reports?

Saudi Arabia

What significant event on 16 January 1968 led Sheikh Zayed to establish closer ties with other emirates?

Great Britain's withdrawal from east of Suez and the Gulf

Which event took place on 10 February 1972?

Ras Al Khaimah joining the Federation

What was the critical factor in the formation of the UAE according to the text?

Sheikh Zayed's enthusiasm

How many Emirate Rulers unanimously elected Sheikh Zayed as President of the UAE?

Six

What was the reason for Sheikh Zayed winning support from fellow Rulers?

By seeking consensus and agreement

When did the UAE formally emerge on the international stage?

2 December 1971

Learn about the life and contributions of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first President of the United Arab Emirates. Explore his role in the formation of the UAE and his legacy as the Father of the Nation.

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