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UAE confirms members of new Federal National Council

Six appeals were rejected due to a lack of strong evidence that would invalidate the preliminary results

UAE confirms members of new Federal National Council
The UAE's National Election Committee confirmed the final list of the elected members of the Federal National Council.

The UAE's National Election Committee confirmed the final list of the elected members of the Federal National Council.

Following the announcement of the preliminary results of the FNC elections, NEC’s Appeals Committee reviewed six appeals under the provisions of Article 64 A of the Executive Regulations. All of these were rejected due to a lack of strong evidence that would invalidate the preliminary results.

FNC Elections: Preliminary results of candidates elected in UAE's seven emirates

The fourth cycle of the election included the decree of the President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan that granted women 50 percent representation in FNC

The names of the newly elected FNC members are as follows:

Emirate of Abu Dhabi elected members: Suhail Nukhairah Suhail Al Affari 2. Khalfan Rashid Al Nayli Al Shamsi 3. Naema Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Mansouri 4. Moaza Mohammed Musallam Al Amri.

Dubai: 1. Hamad Ahmad Sultan Al Rahoumi 2. Osama Ahmad Abdullah Al Shafar 3. Mariam Majed Khalfan Bin Thania 4. Sarah Mohammed Amin Filknaz.

Sharjah: 1. Humaid Ali Al Abbar Al Shamsi 2. Adnan Hamad Mohammed Al Hammadi 3. Obaid Khalfan Obaid Al Ghoul.

Ajman: 1. Ahmad Hamad Abu Shihab Al Suwaidi 2. Hind Humaid Bin Hindi Al Olayli.

Umm Al Quwain: 1. Mohammed Issa Obaid Al Kashef 2. Athra Hassan Humaid Bin Rakkad.

Ras Al Khaimah: 1. Yousef Abdullah Batran Al Shihhi 2. Saeed Rashid Abdullah Al Abdi 3. Ahmad Abdullah Mohammed Al Shihhi.

Fujairah: 1. Mohammed Ahmad Mohammed Al Yamahi 2. Sabreen Hasan Saeed Al Yamah.

"Today, we celebrate another milestone in the UAE’s political development journey. Our parliamentary system is maturing with every election towards empowering all citizens to choose their preferred candidates," said Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, Minister of State for FNC Affairs, and Chairman of NEC.

“We have now reached a new stage of Tamkeen, the UAE’s political empowerment programme announced by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his 34th National Day speech in 2005.”

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