Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla
Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'allah (born 1 October 1952) is the current ruler, head of state, of Umm Al Quwain and also a member of Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates. He is the son of Rashid bin Ahmed Al Mu'alla. He became the ruler of Umm Al Quwain on 2 January 2009 after his father died.
Born on October 1, 1952, Sheikh Saud received his elementary and primary education in Umm al Quwain before attending high school in Lebanon. He graduated with a degree in Economics from Cairo University, Egypt in 1974.
He was appointed to the UAE foreign ministry in 1973, and seconded at the Umm Al Quwain Amiri court. He was appointed Commander of the Umm Al Quwain Amiri guard in 1977. In 1979, he was appointed chief of the Umm Al Quwain Amiri Court (Diwan) and became crown prince in 1982.
- "Key Members of Government". Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington DC. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "Shaikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, new Ruler of Um Al Quawain". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
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