Federal National Council holds Sixth Session

Federal National Council holds Sixth Session
2014-01-21 12:16:32

WAM ABU DHABI, 21st January, 2014 (WAM) — The Federal National Council (FNC) today held its sixth ordinary session of the 15th legislative chapter under the chairmanship of Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, the Speaker of FNC.

Also present were Mariam bint Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs and Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Minister of Federal National Council Affairs.

Speaking on the occasion Al Murr hailed the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the cabinet for issuing a federal law on compulsory national and reserve service.

He stressed that this kind guidance comes in the framework and the keenness of our wise leadership to recognize the importance of citizens’ participation in the duty of defending the homeland and the safety of its territory, which is a sacred duty of every citizen.

The Speaker also lauded Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for launching U.A.E.’s National Agenda during the next seven years to achieve the “Vision 2021” making U.A.E. one of the best countries in the world in various fields.

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