Two new apps to promote political participation in UAE

Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs to launch ‘Zayed and Political Participation’ and ‘You are in the FNC’ apps

Dubai: Two new apps will be launched to raise political awareness and promote political participation during the UAE Innovation Month, it was announced on Monday.

The Ministry of State for Federal National Council (FNC) Affairs on Monday said it plans to launch two new Apps — “Zayed and Political Participation” and “You are in the FNC”.

The “Zayed and Political Participation” App will feature images, video clips and audio files that highlight the achievements of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Founding Father of the UAE, and his contributions to the Federal National Council, Shura and parliamentary life in the UAE.

Meanwhile, the virtual, “You are in the Federal National Council” App will contribute to enhancing knowledge and awareness about the council with users gaining insights on the agenda of the meetings, key facts discussed, ways to discuss pertinent issues in the Council, and details on the interaction between members and the government on relevant subjects.

Tariq Hilal Lootah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for FNC Affairs, said: “The smart applications that we plan to launch highlight our commitment to involve the UAE community in celebrating the Year of Zayed. The apps will provide insights into the historic achievements by His Highness the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan that contributed to building a national parliamentary experience in line with the aspirations of the UAE community, and meeting the needs of the country and the people.”

“These initiatives strengthen awareness on government action and the development and consolidation of a culture of political participation among members of society. This is a key objective of the ministry and the launch of the two innovative apps underscores our focus on keeping pace with the UAE’s development strategy and the vision of our leadership to promote the application of cutting-edge technology across government entities,” he added.


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