UAE President returns home after an obscure foreign visit

President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has returned home after a private international visit, reported Gulf Business citing the official news agency WAM.

He was welcomed by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and a number of sheikhs, according to Emirates 247.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan left the UAE on June 4, and no further details were disclosed about his “private international visit”.

Official Media reports did not mention the reasons of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed’s obscure visit or its destination, and no recent photos for the UAE president were published, as it is usually done with such visits, by the state’s news agency, WAM.

According to Watan news website, there are indicators about the willingness of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed to assume the presidency in the country.

Some activists on social networking sites expected that Mohammed Bin Zayed will seize power faster than expected by deposing Sheikh Khalifa for health reasons .