FNC celebrates its 44th anniversary

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FNC celebrates its 44th anniversary

FNC celebrates its 44th anniversary

(Abu Dhabi) – The Federal National Council (FNC) organised a grand ceremony at the Emirates Palace to mark its 44th anniversary of establishment as one of the state’s fifth constitutional authority in the country.
The house was founded on 12th February, 1972.
Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) addressed the event which was attended by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Deputy Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Saber Hossain Chowdhury, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, former speakers of the FNC, Faiz Al-Shawabka, Secretary-General of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU), and a number of diplomats and VIPs.
Present also were former and incumbent MPs and representatives of families of the nation’s martyrs.
The FNC also organised an interactive photo and video exhibition showcasing important milestones in the history of the house, office of the late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at the FNC, samples of first minutes and the statute and other parliamentary tools.
The event also saw the screening of a documentary on the evolution of the FNC over the past 44 years and a performance of the Shura Dome Operetta.
(Courtesy WAM)