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Further 85 applications received for UAE's FNC elections

Registration for FNC elections closes on Thursday

Further 85 applications received for UAE's FNC elections

A further 85 applications have been received on day four of registration for the Federal National Council (FNC) elections – taking the total applications to 457, including 160 from women.

According to a report from Emirates News Agency (WAM), the total number of applications in Abu Dhabi at the end of Wednesday reached 128, with 72 in Dubai, and 109 in Sharjah. A total of 26 applications were received in Ajman, with Umm Al Quwain seeing two applications, Ras Al Khaimah five and three applications received in Fujairah.

The number of female applications on day four was 27.

The nine registration centres in the UAE will continue to receive applications for registration in the FNC 2019 elections until the end of today (Thursday).

According to the schedule of the FNC 2019 elections, the NEC will announce the preliminary list of candidates on Sunday (August 25). The final list will be announced on September 3, while campaigning will begin from September 8 and continue for 27 days.

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