An overseas Emirati casts his ballot for FNC elections.
The UAE's diplomatic missions around the world are witnessing a significant turnout of voters for the Federal National Council, FNC, Election 2019. This reflects the awareness of Emirati community on the importance of electoral participation to achieve citizens' empowerment.
The voting process abroad will end at 18:00 local time in the cities where polling stations are located. Once the polling stations are closed, the lists of voters and ballot papers will be sent to the National Elections Committee, NEC, which will announce the results on 5th October.
On Sunday, the voting process abroad began in 118 centres around the world from 10:00 to 18:00.
The NEC stressed that voting abroad can only be done manually through the use of ballot papers. Voters have the right to vote for only one candidate, while affirming that voting by proxy is prohibited.
The committee also pointed out that voters outside the country must show an Emirates ID or a copy of it, as well as an Emirati passport or any other official identification document.
The National Election Committee (NEC) on Sunday announced the list of the electoral college members from all emirates for the 2019 Federal National Council (FNC), elections.
The National Elections Committee (NEC) on Monday announced the timeline of the upcoming fourth election cycle of the Federal National Council (FNC), with Oct.5, 2019, selected as the main election day.
The first six days of voting to elect 20 members out of 479 candidates for the Federal National Council (FNC) 2019 are scheduled to start on Sunday in 118 centres at embassies and diplomatic missions in the UAE and abroad.
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.
Despite the humanitarian crises in many parts of the Arab world, there have been some reassuring statistics on literacy in the region, said the UN Resident Coordinator for the UAE Dena Assaf.
Dubai motorists were given a great deal of settling the incurred traffic fines with discounts, and under the condition of not committing a similar traffic fine.
Two unemployed Asians have been charged with stealing around Dhs40,000, in both UAE and foreign currencies, from a computer network store.
The Dubai Criminal Court has ruled that five Asians will be sentenced to two years in jail, fined, and deported for offering and accepting a bribe of around Dhs4 million and making illegal profits of around Dhs9 million. They also caused losses of over Dhs9 million to the company concerned.