Monday, August 15, 2022

President UAE appoints first two female judges


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, issued a federal decree No. 27 of 2019 appointing Judge Khadija Khamis Khalifa Al-Malas and Judge Salama Rashid Salem Al-Kutbi in the federal judiciary.

Judges Khadija Al-Malas and Al-Kutbi are the first women to hold the position at the federal level. In the UAE.

The decision is in line with government policies to support the role of women as an integral part of the country’s development and progress.

The resolution also supports the role of the members of the Judiciary and their responsibilities in achieving justice and ensuring the implementation of the provisions of the Constitution.

The decree stipulated the appointment of Khadija Khamis Khalifa Al-Malas to the post of appeal judge, and Salama Rashid Salem Al-Kutbi in the post of primary judge in federal courts.


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