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The National Election Committee, NEC, announced on Sunday that nine candidate registration centres across the UAE are now accepting applications for Federal National Council, FNC, membership and will continue to do so until Aug.22.
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.
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.
Set against a pristine white backdrop, French photographer Grégory POL’s exhibition at XPOSURE 2019, “Nord et Blanc” (North and White) was hard to miss. Especially the mysterious eyes of the snowy owl, which stare right into yours when you’re looking, and even seem to follow when you walk away from the picture. Aptly named “Eyes,” that purposeful stare elicits several questions about the humankind’s blatant disregard of the fragility of our natural world.
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, is all set to make important changes to the annual inspection of private schools in Dubai. The decision was taken after receiving feedback from the community and in consultation with the schools. More than 185 school leaders and principals were informed of the changes for 2019-20 inspection cycle at a gathering held recently to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year.
Technology that pulverises demolished buildings into sand for another set of infrastructures would be presented at the six-month “Expo 2020 Dubai.”