PCG Dubai has 2nd most number of voters’ turnout in Middle East

The Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines in Dubai and the Northern Emirates trails Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in term of voters’ turnout in the region after two weeks of voting as reported by the Department of Foreign Affairs-Overseas Absentee Voting Secretariat last 01 May 2013. The Consulate General ranks 4th worldwide with Hong Kong, Riyadh, and Singapore occupying the first three (3) spots. A week earlier, Dubai ranked 11th worldwide.

The Consulate General partnered with various establishments and setup field voting venues to allow registered voters to cast their votes without having to visit the Consulate General premises.

Polling stations were set up in Karama, Satwa, Deira, Bur Dubai, Al Quoz, Al Safa, Jumeirah Beach, and Rashidiya in Dubai. In Sharjah, polling stations were setup in strategic locations like Far Eastern Private School and City Center.

The Mission has also conducted polling in Ajman, Ras al Khaimah, and Fujairah.

From 6-13 May 2013, the Consulate General shall observe the following timings and venues of overseas voting:

Date

Venue and Timing

6 May, Mon

8AM-8PM Consulate General

4PM-8PM PH Supermarket, Deira

4PM-8PM Max’s Karama

7 May, Tue

8AM-8PM Consulate General

4PM-8PM PH Supermarket, Deira

4PM-8PM Max’s Karama

8 May, Wed

8AM-8PM Consulate General

4PM-8PM PH Supermarket, Deira

4PM-8PM Tipanan, Satwa

4PM-8PM Max’s Karama

9 May, Thu

8AM-8PM Consulate General

11AM-6PM Chowking, Al Ghurair

4PM-8PM PH Supermarket, Deira

4PM-8PM Max’s Karama

4PM-8PM Tipanan, Satwa

10 May, Fri

8AM-5PM Consulate General

8AM-5PM St. Michael’s Church, Sharjah

11AM-6PM St. Mary’s Church, Dubai

11AM-6PM Max’s Karama

11AM-3PM Agemono, Satwa

4PM-6PM Agemono, Al Khail Mall

11AM-6PM Chowking, Al Ghurair

11 May, Sat

8AM-5PM Consulate General

11AM-6PM Max’s Karama

11AM-6PM Chowking, Al Ghurair

12 May, Sun

8AM-8PM Consulate General

13 May, Mon

8AM-3PM Consulate General

Registered voters are reminded to bring any valid ID or passport as proof of identity.

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