Al Ghurair lauds turnout at polling centres

Dubai - The former Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair commended huge turnout of voters at the polling stations to cast their votes in the FNC elections 2011.

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Published: Sat 24 Sep 2011, 8:34 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:56 AM

He added in a statement after casting his vote at the Dubai Commercial Centre’s polling station that the turnout reflects the parliamentary awareness among the citizens, indicating that the electoral colleges’ members in this elections increased to over 129, 000 compared to 6, 000 in the FNC elections in 2006.

‘The participation of such a number in this elections puts responsibility on the FNC to tackle issues that concern the State and citizens’, Al Ghurair added, citing the general role of women in the FNC.

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