Educational Seminar Highlights Importance of Youth Participation in Shura Council Elections
15 September 2021

Educational Seminar Highlights Importance of Youth Participation in Shura Council Elections

Doha, September 14 (QNA) - The Media Center for Youth and Al-Jumayliyah Youth Center organized Tuesday an online symposium on the importance of youth participation in the Shura Council elections, in light of the experience of the elections for centers and clubs affiliated with the Ministry of Culture and Sports, as part of the Ministry and its affiliated centers efforts to keep pace with the Shura Council elections, scheduled for October 2. The symposium was attended by Head of Legal Affairs in the Shura Council Mohammed Al Sada, President of Al-Markhiya Sports Club Ali Al Misaifri, Head of Simaisma and Al-Daayen Youth Center Nawaf Al Madhahka, Director of the Media Center for Youth Jawaher Al Badr, and Head of Al-Jumayliyah Youth Center Khalifa Mohsen Al Shahwani. The symposium aimed at educating the public about the importance of popular participation in the elections; highlighting the experience of the elections of the centers affiliated with the Ministry and its reflection on the participation in the Shura Council elections; and stressing the importance of electing the best candidate. The participants discussed how to activate the role of Qatari youth to actively participate in the Shura Council elections, the importance of having youth elements in the elected Shura Council, the influential voice in the elections, and the role of youth in these elections, whether by nomination or the election. They also touched on the experience of youth elections that took place in various centers affiliated with the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and how this experience reflected on the Shura Council elections, stressing that these youth elections, which were hosted by the Ministrys centers and sports clubs, gave an ideal opportunity for Qatari youth to choose who would represent them in management positions; and prepared them to know their roles and influence in the election. (QNA)