x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

FNC achievements

Here are some key achievements of the UAE's Federal National Council.

--Passing legislation that created the National Statistics Centre

--Committee investigations of the electricity and water facilities in the Northern Emirates

--Committee investigations into the deficiencies in federal health facilities

--International campaigning for the cause of three UAE islands occupied by Iran

--Proposing environmental protection amendments

--High-level posts for UAE delegations in international and Islamic parliamentary bodies

--Debating a new federal budget that promises to reduce waste in government spending

--Proposals for a national food security strategy

--Proposals for media campaigns to increase awareness of population imbalance and national identity

--Debates on Emiratisation in the public and private sector

--Debates on personal loans and their effects on society

--Debates on the effect of imported labour on the UAE