Nine candidate registration centres across the UAE are now accepting applications for Federal National Council, FNC, membership.
The registration period for the candidates of the Federal National Council (FNC) ended on Thursday through registration centres across all emirates receiving 98 applications on the fifth and last day, including 40 applications for women and 58 for men, bringing the total number of applications to 555, including 200 applications for women and 355 for men.
Emirati women will scale the peak of their empowerment journey during the FNC Elections 2019 to be held in October, by achieving 50 per cent representation in parliament.
Registration centres for the Federal National Council, FNC, 2019 election candidates set up across the UAE continued to receive applications for the second consecutive day.
Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, received Kwon Young-woo, Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to the UAE, at the headquarters of the FNC in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of Ahmed Shabib Al Dhaheri, FNC Secretary-General and Amal Al Hadabi, Assistant Secretary-General for Parliamentary Communication Affairs.
In a statement, it mentioned that 793 people have recovered and 1 person passed away in the last 24 hours.
With less than four weeks left until the United Kingdom finally exits the EU’s orbit on Dec.31, both sides are calling on the other to compromise over fishing, state aid and how to resolve any future disputes.
Authorities said mosques in each emirate would open for Friday prayers provided they abide by the COVID-19 precautionary protocols.
The United States on Thursday added China’s top chipmaker, SMIC, and oil giant CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, a move likely to escalate tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.