The National Election Commission (NEC) Sunday approved the composition of the sub-election committees across the UAE.
The formation of the committees was made in coordination with the courts of Their Highnesses the Members of the Supreme Council and the Rulers of the Emirates. The setting up of the Emirates Committees is one of the basic stages of the election of half of the 40-member Federal National Council (FNC).
The commission, led by Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State for FNC Affairs, gave the green signal for the composition of the committees during its fifth meeting in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
The commission’s media plan was discussed during the meeting with emphasis on the need to convey the message of elections to the public in a clear and professional manner. The commission also discussed procedures of forming electoral colleges to be named the rulers of the emirates.