As the ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Excellency Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Najayan, president of the UAE, passed a law on the Abu Dhabi Executive Office.
The law provides that the Office will have independent legal personality and full legal capacity and will be executed by the Executive Board. Under the law, the Abu Dhabi Executive Office is considered to be the body to which the Executive Board and its committees are entrusted. The Office carries out several functions, including: examining and reviewing the applications and topics submitted to the Executive Board and its committees, and making appropriate recommendations to prepare for making the necessary decisions.
The Executive Council also has a Secretariat-General in the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, which is competent in accordance with the law to prepare and direct the meetings of the Executive Board and its committees, organize meetings, prepare agendas, audit documents and store documents.
Under the abovementioned law, Abu Dhabi's executive office is headed by a head of department, and the General Secretariat has a Secretary General in the executive office in Abu Dhabi.
In another context, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Najayan, president of the UAE, issued a decree appointing Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Ali Al Mazuruy as chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office. His Majesty also issued a decree appointing Jassim Mohammed Bouataba Zaabi as the head of the Treasury.