His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, said that the UAE is taking steady steps to develop the parliamentary work in the country, adding that this year's elections confirm the confidence of UAE citizens and their absolute faith in the leadership directions that believe in their abilities and roles in achieving sustainable development To the UAE in all fields.
His Highness described the democratic process in the country as a national merit and a major priority that requires active participation based on the public interest of the state to select active members and major contributors to the service of the country and the advancement of the citizen.
This came during a visit by His Highness to the headquarters of the Federal National Council Electoral Center at Madinat Zayed Wedding Hall in Al Dhafra Region.
His Highness stressed that the leadership of the UAE, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi The Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, views with great appreciation the Federal National Council and the role it has played in the service of domestic and foreign national issues since its establishment in 1972, as the voice of the people and expresses its aspirations and aspirations, .
He expressed his optimism about the ability of voters to select qualified and effective candidates to represent the UAE people in the Federal National Council, through which the Council can perform its national role in the country. Witnessed by the state.
His Highness said that the active and wide participation in the elections of the Federal National Council this year, will contribute to the advancement of parliamentary work in the State for the better in discussing all aspects of social, economic, cultural and political, as well as contribute to the preservation of national gains.
He praised the President's decision to increase the representation of women to 50% in the Federal National Council, stressing that Emirati women play a pivotal role in promoting the success of the electoral process, that they are politically aware and enable them to play leadership roles and encourage them to exercise their right to participate in the electoral process. Common to all parties.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised the efforts of the National Election Committee headed by Minister of Health and Community Protection, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Chairman of the National Election Commission, Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, and all the electoral committees in the country. The directives governing the electoral process inside and outside the polling station have had the greatest impact in facilitating the tasks of the Commission and the emergence of the elections in the distinctive cultural form that emerged in Al Dhafra.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan has conducted a tour of the electoral center, including the main voting hall, during which he was briefed on the approved voting procedures, the mechanism of receiving voters and the facilities provided to them to complete the stage of the election process.