ABU DHABI: The National Election Committee (NEC), approved the final list of the elected members of the Federal National Council (FNC) during its fifth meeting.
It also reviewed reports on the progress of the electoral process, explored opportunities for improvement, and endorsed the decision of its Appeals Committee concerning the elections.
Commencing the proceedings, the NEC congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates on the success of the fourth cycle of the elections.
The committee also praised the unwavering support and guidance offered by the UAE leadership in ensuring that international best practices were followed across all stages of the election cycle.
"Today, we celebrate another milestone in the UAE's political development journey. Our parliamentary system is maturing with every election towards empowering all citizens to choose their preferred candidates," said Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, Minister of State for FNC Affairs, and Chairman of NEC.
"We have now reached a new stage of Tamkeen, the UAE's political empowerment programme announced by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his 34th National Day speech in 2005."
Following the announcement of the preliminary results of the FNC elections, NEC's Appeals Committee reviewed six appeals under the provisions of Article 64 A of the Executive Regulations.
All of these were rejected due to a lack of strong evidence that would invalidate the preliminary results.
The final list of the elected FNC members from each emirate is as follows:
Emirate of Abu Dhabi
1. Suhail Nukhairah Suhail Al Affari
2. Khalfan Rashid Al Nayli Al Shamsi
3. Naema Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Mansouri
4. Moaza Mohammed Musallam Al Amri
Emirate of Dubai
1. Hamad Ahmad Sultan Al Rahoumi
2. Osama Ahmad Abdullah Al Shafar
3. Mariam Majed Khalfan bin Thania
4. Sarah Mohammed Amin Filknaz
Emirate of Sharjah
1. Humaid Ali Al Abbar Al Shamsi
2. Adnan Hamad Mohammed Al Hammadi
3. Obaid Khalfan Obaid Al Ghoul
Emirate of Ajman
1. Ahmad Hamad Abu Shihab Al Suwaidi
2. Hind Humaid bin Hindi Al Olayli
Emirate of Umm Al Quwain
1. Mohammed Issa Obaid Al Kashef
2. Athra Hassan Humaid bin Rakkad
Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah
1. Yousef Abdullah Batran Al Shihhi
2. Saeed Rashid Abdullah Al Abdi
3. Ahmad Abdullah Mohammed Al Shihhi
Emirate of Fujairah
1. Mohammed Ahmad Mohammed Al Yamahi
2. Sabreen Hasan Saeed Al Yamahi