The BA Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Sharjah Documentation and Archive Authority
Dr. Moustafa Elfeki, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, signed a memorandum of understanding with Mr. Salah Salem Al-Mahmoud, Director-General of the Sharjah Documentation and Archive Authority, at the BA Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT) in the Smart Village.
Mr. Al-Mahmoud expressed his gratitude for the warm reception, and extended his appreciation for the prestigious standing of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. He also said that signing this memorandum with the BA is considered a major achievement for the Sharjah Documentation Authority.
The event was attended by a delegation from the Sharjah Authority, which included Ms. Asmaa Nasser, Head of the Documentation and Archives Department; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Fayez Al-Qasimi, Head of the Knowledge Services Department; and Ms. Mariam Al-Mansoury, Head of the Government Archives Section.
Under this memorandum, both parties will exchange their books, studies, and special research, with an aim of enriching their mutual content, in addition to implementing and developing scientific research projects of common interest, particularly in the field of history and documentation.
Additionally, the memorandum strives to create joint projects to help promote cooperation in the field of archiving and digital documentation, and deliver special programs with regard to the preservation, management, and restoration of documents and manuscripts.
At the end of the meeting, both parties signed the memorandum and exchanged gifts of BA publications, together with the latest books by Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, and by the Sharjah Documentation and Archive Authority.