Federal National Council holds second session

WAM Abu Dhabi, Nov 20th, 2012 (WAM) — The Federal National Council (FNC) held today at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, its second meeting of the second ordinary session of the 15th legislative chapter under the chairmanship of Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr, FNC Speaker.

The session was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of the UAE University, Mohammed bin Dhaen Al Hamili, Minister of Energy and Chairman of Federal Electricity and Water Authority, Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education and Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs.

Al-Murr thanked FNC’s members on the good spirit prevailed in the process of forming various committees of the council, parliamentary division groups and friendship committees to form the Executive Committee of the Parliamentary Division.

He also hailed the initiative of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the payment of medical and education expenses for eligible children of Emirati women studying in public schools.

He stressed that this generous initiative and other successive initiatives, come in the framework of His Highness’s interest and commitment to provide all elements of a decent life for Emirati citizens.

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