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SCC’s panel keen to boost electoral experience


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 Imran Mojib, Special Correspondent

The Higher Committee for Elections to the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) has resolved to step up its efforts to invigorate the electoral experience of the Emirate of Sharjah, in accordance with the directives and vision of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

This came during a meeting of the committee held on Sunday at the Sharjah Ruler’s Office under the chairmanship of Dr Mansour Mohammed Bin Nassar, Legal Counsel and Director General of the Legal Department at the Sharjah Ruler’s Office. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Bin Nasser discussed the various stages and procedures of the electoral process and the basic vision behind the whole exercise.

The meeting was attended by Dr Mohammed Obaid Al Kaabi – President of the Sharjah Federal Court of First Instance, Salem Mohammed Al Naqbi – Member of the Sharjah Executive Council and Chairman of Municipalities and Agriculture Affairs Department, Sultan Ali Bin Butti Al Muhairi – Secretary General of the Sharjah Executive Council, Ahmed Saeed Al Jarwan – Secretary General of the Sharjah Consultative Council, Mohamed Hassan Khalaf – Director General of Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, Colonel Omar Sultan Abu Al-Zoud  – Representative of Sharjah Police General Directorate and Adviser Yousef Hassan Al Ali as Rapporteur of the Committee.

The meeting was also attended by Mohammed Abdulrahman Al Ali, a member of the Election Management Committee who presented an overview of the various stages of the 2019 electoral exercise.

The committee discussed the operational plans of various electoral subcommittees and reviewed the tasks assigned to them, focusing on increasing the community awareness and promotion of future electoral processes as well as technical requirements to ensure their smooth conduct.

Dr Mansour is focusing its efforts on enhancing the parliamentary process in the Emirate in line with the policy of empowerment and political participation embraced by the UAE under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.