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President issues Decrees on formation of FNC

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued two Federal Decrees on the formation of the Federal National Council (FNC) for the 16th legislative chapter and convening of the FNC session. The first…

FNC condemns terror attacks on Saudi Arabia

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The Federal National Council, FNC, of the UAE has condemned the recent cowardly terrorist attacks that targeted the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its people, security and national institutions, killing and injuring tens of people. In a statement,…

Federal law to establish Federal Customs Authority approved

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) approved a federal draft law establishing the Federal Customs Authority after amending a number of articles and clauses, during its 14th meeting of the fourth ordinary session of 15th legislative…

FNC passes food safety draft law

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) held its 12th session of the 15th legislative chapter under the chairmanship of its Speaker, Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr. The Council passed a draft federal law on food safety after amending some…

FNC praises UAE's humanitarian initiatives

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) held its 7th session of the 15th legislative chapter under the chairmanship of its Speaker Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr. During the session, the FNC passed amendments to the law no. 2 for 1989,…

PM opens FNC's 4th ordinary session on President's behalf

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(Abu Dhabi) - On behalf of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, opened the fourth ordinary session of the 15th…

FNC Passes Child Rights draft Law

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) passed the draft child rights law after adding and amending a number of articles. Addressing the session, FNC Speaker H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr emphasised that two days of council discussions…

FNC Passes Dh46b Budget for 2014

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) has reviewed and passed a social development oriented federal budget of more than Dh46 billion. The council passed the 2014 budget after a heated-debate in the presence of H.E. Ubaid Humaid…

FNC is Channel to Connect with People: Sheikh Mohammed

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said the government counted on the Federal National Council (FNC) to convey concerns of citizens to it. Addressing…

FNC Okays new Company Law

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Private firms will now have to employ more Emiratis after the Federal National Council finally passed Company Law 2013 after a long debate. It will now be presented to the Cabinet for consideration. A key article of the draft law refers…

Education, judiciary Focus of FNC Meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC), after almost a month-long break, resumed its sessions and discussed several issues with education, judicial system and housing topping the agenda. Chaired by First Deputy Speaker H.E. Dr Amal…
FNC Endorses Budget Committee & Human Rights Panel

FNC Endorses Budget Committee & Human Rights Panel

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council has endorsed the draft federal budget and the budget of autonomous bodies for 2013. In its 4th session of the second ordinary term in the 15th legislative chapter, held under the chairmanship of Speaker…