FNC-Bunsdtag cooperation discussed

FNC-Bunsdtag cooperation discussed
2013-02-11 01:01:22

WAM ABU DHABI: Relations, cooperation and exchange of parliamentary expertise between the UAE’s Federal National Council (FNC) and the national parliament of Germany (Bundestag) were discussed today by FNC member Afra Al Basti and visiting Bundestag member, Dr. Rainer Stinner.

In remarks at the meeting, Al Basti stressed that the UAE’s prudent leadership provided full support to FNC since its inception in 1972 to enable it to exercise its legislative and supervisory powers.

She noted that under the leadership of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, FNC saw signifigant progress in the realization of the empowerment programme he launched in 2005 to foster participation and activate the role of the Federal National Council.

She also highlighted the progress made by Emirati women including their political participation and their business leadership.

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