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Majlis Watani Itihadi (Federal National Council)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlis Watani Itihadi / Federal National Council Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1977 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Mohammad Ahmad Al Mur (M) 

Notes Elected on 15 Nov. 2011.
Secretary General Mohammed Salem Al-Mazroui (M) 
Notes General Secretary
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 40 / 40
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 7 (17.50%)
Mode of designation indirectly elected 20
appointed 20
Notes Indirect elections by an electoral college.
Appointed members: appointed by the rulers of the various emirates.
Term 4 years
Last renewal dates 24 September 2011
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Federal National Council
P.O. Box 836 - ABU DHABI
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Phone (9712) 681 20 00
Fax (9712) 681 28 46
E-mail info@almajles.gov.ae
Website http://www.almajles.gov.ae/

This page was last updated on 3 December 2014
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