Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan (born 1965) was a senior Emirati army officer, entrepreneur, and member of the ruling family of Abu Dhabi, the Al Nahyans.
Sultan was born in 1965, in Al Ain. He is the son of Khalifa bin Zayed, the Abu Dhabi founder and the UAE president.
Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan’s biography
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political and administrative sciences from Emirates University which he earned. Also he graduated in March 1988 from Zayed bin Sultan Military School, in Al Ain. He later entered the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, and graduated in 1989. In July 1989, he earned a master’s degree in political science from Salford University.
He currently earned two PhDs: one in November 1998 International Studies at the University of Limerick, and the other in April 1999 from the Nasser Higher Military Academy in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
In 1999, Sultan was elevated to the rank of lieutenant colonel staff pilot, and then in February 2000, to the rank of colonel staff. He is the adviser to UAE president Khalifa bin Zayed and SBK Holding’s board leader. While he is a member of the equestrian association of the UAE. He is a board member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
His company conducts mediation, for example, between Roman Abramovich and Boris Berezovsky in 2001, among business people. He died on Novermber 2019. May he rest in peace.
Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, creator and patron of UAE Unrestricted, said: “The exalted leadership of the UAE has dealt with the COVID-19 crisis wisely and conscientiously at all stages, gaining the trust of the world with its rapid response mechanisms, and kindness in providing humanitarian assistance.
This shows how Sultan bin Khalifa raised his own children. To serve their country and to have a vision for a better future. In fact, it runs in the Nahyan Family All the way. This is a leader that we should all admire and look up at.