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Gargash: UAE has made positive progress on political, social and economic levels


Abu Dhabi: Dr. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the UAE, underlined that the UAE is making political, social and economic progress under the leadership of His Highness President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. positive progress.

Gargash tweeted ahead of the Federal National Council (FNC) elections in 2023: “The preparations for the fifth FNC elections are proceeding along lines cherished by the nation, placing citizens at the heart of the UAE’s journey of development and stability. “

Earlier yesterday, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) published the list of members of the electoral college of all emirates for the 2023 Federal National Council (FNC) elections, with 398,879 members, an increase from the 2019 list, which included 337,738 Emirati voters 18.1%.

The percentage of Emirati women in the 2023 Electoral College will increase by 51%, compared to 49% for men, the NEC said, adding that the Electoral College list has a high percentage of electors in the 21 to 40 age group (55%), Reflecting the pivotal role of youth in the progress of the UAE. Voters in the 21-30 and 31-40 age groups accounted for 29.89% and 25.11% of the total number of Electoral College members, respectively.

“This has enabled a large number of young Emiratis across the UAE to participate in elections and choose their representatives in the FNC,” the NEC added.

In terms of geographical distribution, 126,779 members are from Abu Dhabi, 73,181 members are from Dubai, 72,946 members are from Sharjah, 12,600 members are from Ajman, 7,577 members are from Umm Al Quwain, and 62,197 members are from Hay Ma Kok, 43,559 members are from Fujairah.


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