Joe Biden congratulates Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed on his election as President of the United Arab Emirates.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected president of the United Arab Emirates . Biden congratulates his long-time friend on his election .

Following his brother's death, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE's de facto ruler, was elected president on Saturday, according to US President Joe Biden.I congratulate my long-time friend Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as President of the United Arab Emirates, and I look forward to working with him to enhance the ties between our countries and peoples, Biden said in a statement.