Sheikh Mohammed Opens 15th FNC’s 2nd Session

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Sheikh Mohammed Opens 15th FNC's 2nd Session

Sheikh Mohammed Opens 15th FNC's 2nd Session(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, opened the Second Ordinary Session of the 15th Legislative Chapter of the Federal National Council. The opening was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, H.E. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, H.E. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid, Crown Prince of Ajman, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Fujairah, H.E. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid, Crown Prince of Umm al-Qaiwain and H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah.
Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, the Speaker of Federal National Council while speaking at the opening ceremony thanked President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Their Highnesses Members of Supreme Council and Rulers of Emirates, for their sustainable support to the FNC to carry out its role in service of citizens.
Al Murr said the FNC’s experience has developed to meet the endeavors of the leadership and Emiratis in line with the political programme launched by the UAE President in 2005. He cited the two elections held in 2006 and 2011, the expansion of electoral colleges to elect half of the FNC members in line with the gradual political development programme to deepen the culture of political participation, a move described by Sheikh Khalifa as “the spirit of union”.