Outside the country, which witnessed the headquarters of embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions in the world, concluded yesterday after receiving voters from members of electoral bodies abroad, who were keen to participate in voting for their candidates for membership in the Federal National Council.

The process of voting outside the country began according to the timetable for the elections of the Federal National Council 2019 on September 22, 2019 and lasted for two days as it started from the city of Wellington in New Zealand to end in the city of Los Angeles, which saw the last voters attend the polling stations outside the country, and closed the ballot boxes at exactly Sixth of the local time of the city.

Out of the country, 1,842 voters participated in all polling stations.

The National Election Committee thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the working teams of all diplomatic missions for the great efforts made to organize the voting processes outside the country and to ensure the conduct of electoral processes in the electoral centers in the world according to the highest standards and commensurate with the leading position of the UAE. .

"His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Community Protection and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Chairman of the National Election Commission,"

“We thank the ambassadors, consuls and heads of diplomatic missions of the UAE in all the countries of the world for the great role they have played in the success of the voting process outside the country, the opening of electoral centers and the provision of the best services that have enabled voters to participate in this national duty.”

His Excellency pointed out that achieving success and upgrading the parliamentary work in the UAE requires the concerted efforts and work as a team, to contribute to the promotion of political awareness and a culture of political participation of citizens, and activate their contribution to the processes of development in the UAE in all areas.

His Excellency added that with the end of the voting process outside the country, the electoral process achieves a new achievement in its distinctive march to implement an electoral process that employs the highest technology and tools to provide the highest standards of accuracy and transparency in the electoral process in a way that enhances the progress of the UAE in the field of political development Leadership enables citizens to be more able to contribute effectively to decision-making.

His Excellency called on all members of the electoral bodies to participate in the early voting processes and the main day, to be contributing to the access of qualified members to the membership of the Federal National Council, and to be involved in activating the role of the Federal National Council in the service of citizens and the advancement of all sectors of society.

According to the timetable for the elections of the Federal National Council 2019 to be held from 1 to October 3, 2019, early voting operations will start in 9 main centers, while voting operations will start on the main day on October 5, 2019 in 39 electoral centers scattered in all emirates.

The Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs as the General Secretariat of the National Electoral Commission is working with the Electoral Management Committee to organize all aspects of the electoral process for the fourth round of the elections of the Federal National Council 2019.