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, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council

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

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

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

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi
Deputy Ruler of Sharjah

HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi
Deputy Ruler of Sharjah

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

Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed 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 and International Cooperation
HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi

Minister of Tolerance
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Future
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi

Minister of Economy
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri

Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Minister of Health
Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad Al Owais

Minister of Human Resources and Emiratization
Nasser bin Thani Al Hameli 

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash

Minister of State for Financial Affairs
Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer

Minister of State for International Cooperation
Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy

Minister of Energy and Industry
Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui

Minister of Education
Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi

Minister of Infrastructure Development
Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Minister of Justice
Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi

Minister of Community Development
Hessa bint Eisa Bu Humaid

Minister of State for Defense Affairs
Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi

Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi

Minister of State for Public Education
Jameela bint Salem Al Muhairi

Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills
Dr. Ahmad bin Abdulla Humaid Belhoul AlFalasi

Minister of State
Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh

Minister of State
Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber

Minister of State
Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi

Minister of State
Dr. Rashid bin Ahmed bin Fahad

​​Minister of State responsible for Future Food Security
Mariam Al Mheiri

​​Minister of State responsible for Advanced Sciences
Sara Al Amiri

Minister of State for Happiness
Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi

Minister of State for Youth Affairs
Shamma bint Sohail Faris Al Mazrui

Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence
Omar bin Sultan Al Olama

Secretary General of the UAE Cabinet
Abdullah Mohammad bin Touq