Mariam Al Roumi commends Sharjah democratic experience

SHARJAH, 28th January, 2016 (WAM) — Mariam bint Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs, has hailed the democratic experience witnessed by the Emirate of Sharjah to choose half the members of the Sharjah Consultative Council with the participation of all residents of the emirate.

In this regard, she commended the easily constructed voting process which takes only minutes, praising the good organisation of the election centres. She expressed her pleasure at her participation in the Advisory Council elections in the Emirate of Sharjah.

The Minister of Social Affairs stressed that the voter turnout rate is very high as well as there being a high number of candidates, which reflects the importance of national participation in decision-making and promoting government performance, expressing pride in her presence and participation in this outstanding democratic experience.