Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The 11th hour change

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced today the withdrawal of 12 candidates from contending for the membership of the Federal National Council (FNC).

Those who withdrew included seven from The Emirates of Abu Dhabi, two from Dubai, one from Ras al-Khaimah and two from Fujairah, while the Emirates of Sharjah, Ajman and Umm al-Qaiwain did not report any withdrawals.

Meanwhile, the NEC announced today the closure of the withdrawals of candidates for the membership of the FNC, bringing the number of those competing in the electoral process after the announcement of the final list to 329 male and female candidates.

This announcement is in accordance with the schedule for the FNC election 2015, which set 14th September as the last day for the withdrawal of candidates. –End-

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