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Top Kuwait lawmaker congratulates UAE on newly elected pres.

KUWAIT, May 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly (parliament) Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Friday sent a cable to his Emirati counterpart Saqr Ghabash, congratulating him on the election of Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In the cable, the speaker said: "Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed is the best successor to the best predecessor. We pray to Allah the Almighty to help him do what is good for the UAE and its brotherly people." Earlier on Saturday, the UAE Higher Federal Council unanimously elected Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan as president of the United Arab Emirates. (end) fn.mt