Anwar Gargash hails Sharjah democratic experience

SHARJAH, 28th January, 2016 (WAM) — Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Minister of Federal National Council Affairs, has commended the electoral experience being witnessed by the Emirate of Sharjah today to choose half the members of the Sharjah Consultative Council.

During his visit today to the electoral centres in the city of Sharjah, Dr. Gargash confirmed that this four-day experience enhances and strengthens the democratic approach of the United Arab Emirates in general.

He explained that H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, believes in the importance of citizen participation in administering public issues, adding that the democratic experience of Sharjah supports the state’s approach.