Two women elected to Qatar municipal council

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Two women elected to Qatar municipal council

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DOHA: Two women won seats on Qatar’s 29-member municipal council, the Gulf emirate’s sole elected body, the elections committee said on Wednesday. Sheikha al-Jafiri and Fatima al-Kuwari retained the seats they had won in 2015.

Five women were among the 85 candidates standing in Tuesday’s election for the emirate-wide council. The other three failed to win seats. 

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