File photo: Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Downing Street.

Dubai - - The president of the United Arab Emirates has undergone surgery after a stroke and is in a stable condition, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday.

It quoted the presidential affairs ministry as saying Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayn suffered a stroke early on Friday which “required doctors to perform surgery”, adding his condition has since stabilised. It gave no further details. - Reuters