(WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has hailed the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to increase representation of the Emirati women in the Federal National Council (FNC) to 50 percent as the coming parliamentary term.
In his remarks on the occasion, Sheikh Hazza said that the directives mirror the wisdom of the UAE leadership to empower women and enhance their participation in the society.
He added, ” I congratulate H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) “Mother of the Nation” on this pioneering step to empower women and congratulations for every Emirati women and for all of us on this new achievement.”