Abu Dhabi (WAM)
The National Archives continues its joint cooperation with Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan’s cultural and educational institutions, with the aim of publishing documented information that enhances national knowledge in the written word, and through exhibitions containing historical documents, multimedia and images that document the efforts of loyal leaders as they advance and advance their country. The national, through this constructive cooperation, aims to raise a conscious generation capable of shouldering its national responsibilities, and this is consistent with its role in the national upbringing of generations. In this regard, the National Archives provided the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural Center with a number of short documentaries from the “Memory of the Nation” project, and provided the Future Generations Library at the Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Society with its publications documenting important pages of the history of the Emirates and the Gulf region. It is worth mentioning that cooperation and coordination between the National Archives and the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Center resulted in the organization of two monthly events, including lectures, reading workshops and educational games, while coordination between the two parties continues in the summer program for children.
Strengthening the national identity
Regarding this cooperation, Sheikha Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural and Educational Institutions, said: The National and Cultural Archives’ goals converge with the goals of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan’s institutions, and the frameworks for joint cooperation between the two parties represent steps towards achieving The visions of the United Arab Emirates, given that the modern National Archives system aims to provide integrated research and knowledge services, and works to develop the center’s holdings and enhance its availability to community institutions and community members by enhancing institutional and societal communication, in order to achieve its mission by providing and publishing specialized historical research, and issuing a number of books and periodicals to which students and researchers specializing in the history and heritage of the UAE and the Gulf region return. It also presents seminars and participates in regional and international conferences. It seeks to organize exhibitions that include the Department of Historical Archives, and with this, we bring, through community participation, together to shed light on the history and civilization of the Emirates, in a way that supports and enhances national identity and belonging to the homeland. .
spirit of belonging and loyalty
Abdullah Majid Al Ali, Executive Director of the National Archives, said: The National Archives has strong cooperative relations with the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural Center, and these relations aim at integration between the two parties in some common tasks and roles that are in the interest of the community and residents of the good land of the Emirates. These relations are due to the fact that the National Archives is a source of serious and documented publications that review aspects of the civilizations that the UAE has experienced and its modern history, which is a source of pride, as well as multimedia, historical records and documents, and documentaries that can enrich the historical dimension of the state in the activities of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Center Nahyan Cultural. He added: We highly value the national role played by the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural Center, in terms of national upbringing, and this mission converges with the strategy of the National Archives, which has taken upon itself the task of national upbringing for generations. To the general public with the aim of promoting the spirit of belonging and national identity, he is keen to strengthen ties with the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural Center, which performs an important national mission.
Abdullah Majid Al Ali pointed out that the efforts of the National Archives and their synergy with the efforts of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Center will have a great impact on the national upbringing of the children of today and the men of tomorrow, as it enhances their belonging to the homeland and loyalty to its wise leadership, consolidates their national identity, and instills in them principles Good citizenship, informing them of the lives of the great leaders in the history of the United Arab Emirates, making it easier for them to choose true role models that will help them carry the message, and follow the path of fathers and grandfathers in building the nation and preserving its gains.