Monday, November 17, 2008

Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is one of the sons of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and is a member of the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Mansour is an accomplished horse rider and has won a number of Endurance Racing tournaments held in the Middle East

He is thought to have been worth well over £33Billon since his family assets stretch to well over a combined £322Billion the royal family also own a very big oil company named which is the biggest oil refiner in U.A.E as well as being royal there palace is worth any between £6-8Billion.

Sheikh a number of responsibilities and undertakings in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. In the current UAE Federal Cabinet, Sheikh Mansour holds the post of Minister of Presidential Affairs for the country's President, his brother, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In addition, Sheikh Mansour serves as the Chairman of First Gulf Bank, one of the fastest growing and most successful banks in the region, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation. Sheikh Mansour believes in educating the youth of U.A.E and has established scholarship programs for U.A.E students to study abroad.

He is also chairman of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and Chairman of the Emirates Horse Racing Authority (EHRA).

He is married to Shaikha Manal bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime minister of UAE and the ruler of Dubai.

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is now the majority share holder in Manchester City football club.

It has been confirmed, that as of 31st October 2008, Sheikh Mansour is holding 16,3 percent of the second biggest bank in Britan, Barclays, by investing GBP 3,5 billion together with other Middle East investors and saving the bank from government bailout by injecting GBP 7,3 billion.

Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a member of Abu Dhabi's royal family, is to invest up to 3.5 billion pounds in Barclays, giving him a stake of up to 16.3 percent in Britain's second-biggest bank. Skip related content

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