In the run-up to the forthcoming elections to the Federal National Council (FNC), the National Election Commission will flag off a series of roadshows to enlighten the UAE community on the election process and its importance.
Nearly 130,000 citizens, both men and women from all the seven emirates in the UAE, are supposed to cast their votes to elect half of the members to the country’s national assembly.
The seminars to be given as part of the raodshows will focus on the importance of elections for political participation, the legal framework governing the election process and the rights and obligations of voters.
The elections, scheduled for 24th September is the second in the history of the FNC, as the first elections were held in 2006.
Full Article: WAM.