A session on the Federal National Council elections 2015 and the political participation of His Excellency Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Chairman of the National Elections Committee
Today, Wednesday, September 16, 2015, the activities of the fourth session of the Forum for Building Political Awareness for University Students, which are implemented by the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs and the National Elections Committee, in cooperation with the United Arab Emirates University, will start in the framework of efforts aimed at increasing political awareness and promoting a culture of participation of all segments of Emirati society in the Council elections. Federal National 2015.
The forum will devote a session to the Federal National Council elections 2015 and political participation, in which His Excellency Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Chairman of the National Elections Committee, will speak in the presence of the University's Board of Directors and a crowd of students and faculty members.
His Excellency Tariq Hilal Lootah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Chairman of the Election Management Committee, said in a statement about the launch of the forum for tomorrow that the forum aims to enhance university students' awareness of the electoral process as an upcoming national entitlement that requires all segments of UAE society to interact with it and participate in it to support the Tamkeen program. The Federal National Council and strengthening its role in following up and discussing issues of concern to the people of the Emirates community. His Excellency indicated that university students are the nucleus of the future, and the concept of a culture of political participation must be strengthened for them, as they are the most important and largest element within the youth segment, which in turn represents the pillar of the state and its prosperous future.
His Excellency Tariq Lootah added: "The forum also aims to consolidate the political culture among university students and inform them of the various aspects of the political process, especially with the approaching date of the 2015 Federal National Council elections, stressing that the electoral process is enhanced by the active participation of students and gives them the opportunity to express their opinion by choosing the candidate." competent and capable of meeting their aspirations.
His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, confirmed that the effective cooperation between the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs, the National Elections Commission and the United Arab Emirates University resulted in three successful and influential courses in their dissertations, through which they aimed to create positive political awareness among students. Universities to support the process of political empowerment in the country.
He added, "The fourth session of the Forum for Building Political Awareness for University Students comes with greater participation and an advanced intellectual proposal commensurate with the developments of the stage and the events that the country is going through at the present time, and the awareness experienced by the people of the UAE and their loyalty to their country and their wise leadership, which was evident through the sacrifices they made." To protect him, provide for him, and preserve his gains and achievements.
For his part, Dr. Mohammed bin Huyden, Head of the Department of Political Science at the UAE University, said, "The importance of this forum comes in the context of an exceptional national situation that the United Arab Emirates is experiencing at this time. This national situation is embodied in the overwhelming patriotic feeling that expresses love for the homeland and loyalty to the wise leadership." Therefore, this forum seeks to enhance these feelings by creating a national political awareness regarding the entitlements the state is experiencing today in the external and domestic fields.
The United Arab Emirates University hosts this forum annually in the framework of its keenness to contribute in various fields and develop local partnerships that contribute to the transfer of knowledge and skills to serve the community, and to involve the largest number of university students from various colleges and majors in this important political forum that is directed mainly to students.