Anwar Gargash, the Minister of State for Overseas Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who labored on the normalization settlement with Israel final 12 months, has been changed and can take a brand new publish, the federal government mentioned on Wednesday.
Shiekh Mohammed bin Rashid, Emir of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, mentioned on Twitter that the transfer was a part of a small cupboard reshuffle he had ordered.
Gargash, who holds the second-most senior overseas affairs publish since 2008 and is without doubt one of the UAE’s most distinguished figures, will develop into diplomatic adviser to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, reported Reuters.
Zaki Nusseibeh additionally resigned from his publish as minister of public and cultural diplomacy to develop into cultural advisor to the president.
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Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan, the previous UAE ambassador to Saudi Arabia, will take up the publish of minister of state on the overseas ministry, alongside Khalifa Al Marar, who was beforehand deputy minister for political affairs.
Marar beforehand held diplomatic posts in Japan, Syria, Iran, Armenia, Turkey and on the Everlasting Mission to the UN in New York.
The Emir of Dubai mentioned on Twitter that Gargash was “one of the essential pioneers in UAE political work … who had been in a position to result in main transformations in our political work overseas and within the worldwide political and regional relations “.