However, half of the council's members would still need to be appointed by the leaders of the emirates Biography [ ] Early life [ ] Khalifa was born on 7 September 1948 at , , in Abu Dhabi then part of the , the eldest son of , the Emir of Abu Dhabi, and
As , he had already carried out some aspects of the presidency since the late 1990s while his father was facing health problems A month after the start of construction of the palace, the national utility company warned that the site's plans posed threats to the water supply

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He has since assumed a lower profile in state affairs, but retained ceremonial presidential powers.

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Knight Grand Cross of the 08 January 2012
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Sheikh Khalifa succeeded his father, , as Emir of Abu Dhabi on 2 November 2004 and became the President of the UAE the next day
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Independence in 1971 [ ] Following the establishment of the UAE in 1971, Khalifa assumed several positions in Abu Dhabi: , head of the under his father , , and He was also the chairman of the Environmental Research and Wildlife Development Agency
In January 2014, Khalifa suffered a but was in a stable condition Ascon blamed the incident on "unpredicted weather conditions"

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Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished• Daniel Fisher 5 April 2012
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The elections were set to take place in December 2006
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