UAE's Al-Rumaithi replaced as chief of staff after 18 years

Issue 1161 - 14 Jan 2023 | 1 minute read

UAE President Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (MBZ) appointed Staff Lieutenant General Engineer Issa Saif Mohammed Al-Mazrouei as chief of staff of the UAE Armed Forces, via a decree issued early January. It was the first time the role has changed hands in 18 years.

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