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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.
Jetman Dubai tested the first autonomous human flight in Dubai. A video shared by Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum on his Instgram account.
A British lawmaker was denied entry by Indian officials on Monday after she landed at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport, according to the accompanying aide.
Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party member who chairs a parliamentary group focused on the disputed region of Kashmir, was unable to clear customs after her valid Indian visa was rejected, the aide, Harpreet Upal, told.
Abrahams and Upal arrived at the airport on an Emirates flight from Dubai at 9 a.m. Upal said the immigration officials did not cite any reason for denying Abrahams entry and revoking her visa, a copy of which, valid until October 2020. A spokesman for India's foreign ministry did not immediately comment.
The crash occurred before the Dubai Mall Bridge that heads towards the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.