The National Elections Committee reviews preparations for the National Elections

The National Elections Committee held its fourth meeting at the headquarters of the Presidential Court in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of the Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Chairman of the Committee, Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad Al Owais, and members of the Committee.

The National Elections Committee reviewed the final list of candidates for membership of the Federal National Council 2023, in preparation for the official announcement of the list tomorrow, according to the timetable for the Federal National Council elections 2023.

It also reviewed the rules for the election campaigns for candidates, which start on September 11 and last for 23 days.

The committee stressed the importance of adhering to the controls during the electoral campaigns, and to the provisions of the executive instructions for the elections.

It examined the readiness of polling centers and the digital infrastructure of the voting system that was approved for application in the fifth round of the Federal National Council elections, represented by the “hybrid voting” system, which combines electronic voting in approved polling centers, and remote voting (online) by means of digital applications. approved by the National Elections Committee and by using smart devices, enabling voters to exercise their electoral right and participate in choosing their representatives in the Federal National Council easily and easily, whether on early voting days during the period (04-06) of October, or on the main voting day on (07) of October. next October. Abdul Rahman Al Owais appreciated the awareness of the members of the electoral bodies who applied for candidacy for the membership of the Federal National Council 2023, “which reflects their high sense of national responsibility.” With the experience of dealers who are members of electoral bodies.

He said, “The National Elections Commission is making great efforts to provide all capabilities and means that contribute to the success of the electoral process in all its aspects, and to ensure the implementation of an electoral cycle characterized by the highest standards of accuracy and transparency, in a way that enhances the total successes achieved during the previous four electoral cycles.” He called on the members of the electoral bodies in all the emirates of the country to “positively participate in this national duty, and vote for their candidates for membership in the Federal National Council.” Federal National, and those who are able to exercise their legislative and oversight powers with full efficiency and competence. Al Owais added, “The 2023 Federal National Council elections will contribute to a quantum leap in parliamentary life in the UAE, especially since the electoral bodies for the various emirates of the country include various segments of Emirati society, which will have an impact on the work of the Federal National Council, activate its role, and empower it to be an authority.” Supporting, guiding and supporting the government. The meeting of the National Elections Committee was attended by Minister of Justice Abdullah Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi, Minister of Culture and Youth Sheikh Salem bin Khaled Al Qasimi, Minister of Federal Supreme Council Affairs Abdullah bin Muhair Al Ketbi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, and Director General of the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship and Customs. And the security of the ports, Major General Suhail Saeed Al Khaili, and the Director General of the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector and Digital Government, Eng. Majid Sultan Al Mismar.

• Reviewing the rules of election campaigns for candidates that start September 11 for a period of 23 days.

• The “committee” stressed the importance of adhering to the rules of electoral campaigns.

Abdul Rahman Al Owais:

“The committee is making great efforts to provide all capabilities and means for the success of the electoral process in all its aspects.”

“The voter is the most important link in the electoral process, and his vote is the only way to choose the fittest.”

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