Key Members of Government

The United Arab Emirates is a constitutional federation of seven emirates. Under the UAE system of government, the President of the Federation is elected by a body known as the Supreme Council of Rulers. The federal system of government includes: The Supreme Council, made up of the rulers of each emirate; the Council of Ministers (Cabinet); a parliamentary body in the form of the Federal National Council; and the Federal Supreme Court, which is representative of an independent judiciary.

Supreme Council Members

HH Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Ruler of Dubai

HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi
Ruler of Sharjah

HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi
Ruler of Ra’s al-Khaimah

HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
Ruler of Fujairah

HH Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla
Ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain

HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi
Ruler of Ajman

Crown Princes

HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council

HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi
Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council

HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi
Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ra’s al-Khaimah

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi
Crown Prince of Fujairah

HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla
Crown Prince of Umm al-Qaiwain

HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
Crown Prince of Ajman

Deputy Rulers

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Industry

HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Deputy Ruler of Dubai

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi
Deputy Ruler of Sharjah

HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salim bin Sultan Al Qasimi
Deputy Ruler of Sharjah

HH Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi
Deputy Ruler of Ra’s al-Khaimah

HH Sheikh Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi
Deputy Ruler of Fujairah

HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Mu'alla
Deputy Ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain

Members of the Cabinet

Prime Minister and Minister of Defence
Vice President HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior
HH Lt Gen. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan 

Minister of Finance
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Minister of Foreign Affairs
HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Minister of Development and International Cooperation
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

Minister of Cabinet Affairs
Mohammed Abdullah Al Gargawi

Minister of Energy
Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui

Minister of Public Works
Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Minister of Economy
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri

Minister of Social Affairs
Mariam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi

Minister of Education
Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami

Minister of Health
Abdul Rahman Mohammad Al Owais

Minister of Justice
Dr Hadef bin Jua'an Al Dhaheri

Minister of Environment and Water
Dr Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahd

Minister of Labour
Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and State Minister for Federal National Council
Dr Mohammed Anwar Gargash

Minister of State for Financial Affairs
Obaid Humaid Al Tayer

Minister of State
Dr Maitha Salem Al Shamsi

Minister of State
Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimi

Minister of State
Abdullah Mohammad Saeed Gobash

Minister of State
Sultan Mohammad Al Jaber

HH President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Ruler of Abu Dhabi