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Saturday 15 December ,2018

Ali Hamad Al-Midfa praises the “Memory of the Nation” technologies and holdings - National Archives

Al Midfa praises "Memory of the Nation" technologies and holdings

"Memory of the Nation" received a distinguished turnout in the first week of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival

The "Memory of the Nation" platform, in which the National Archives participates in the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, attracts dignitaries and officials from inside and outside the country, as well as a large number of visitors. This platform is a cornerstone of the festival, and the holdings of the Memory of the Nation platform, which document aspects of the UAE's history and heritage, attract visitors who admire the advanced technologies with which the platform displays its holdings.

The "Memory of the Nation" platform, in the first week of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2018, held in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, witnessed a great turnout from the festival's guests and visitors.

In this regard, His Excellency Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Midfa, Secretary General of the Federal Supreme Council Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Archives, accompanied by Jumaa Al Rumaithi, Member of the Board of Directors of the National Archives, Chairman of the Executive Committee, visited the “Memory of the Nation” platform. His Excellency Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Midfa praised the modern means that Through it, the National Archives presents to its audience the history of the UAE and its stages of development, and acquaints them with historical documents, photos and documentaries. Thus, the National Archives plays the role emphasized by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, President of the National Archives in informing generations. On the biography of Sheikh Zayed and his exploits, which will remain immortal in the conscience of his people, and he laid the foundations of the state on love, peace and tolerance, and strengthened national cohesion among the people of the country.

His Excellency added: The National Archives crowns its efforts and achievements in the Year of Zayed with what it is presenting now at the National Memory platform at the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival. Through its participation, it opens important pages of the history of the founding leader, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan - may God rest his soul in peace - full of his national principles and praiseworthy exploits in front of him. The generations will instill in them their national identity, and strengthen their belonging to the UAE and their loyalty to its wise leadership. This is for the younger generations. As for visitors coming from outside the country, they will learn about important aspects of our honorable history, and our pioneering unitary experience in the Arab world. They will be dazzled by the history of the founding leader, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan. Al Nahyan, whose achievements and benevolences exceeded the borders of the Emirates, and his white hands that give good reach to give hope and satisfaction to the needy in all parts of the earth, regardless of their color, race or gender.

His Excellency appreciated the efforts of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, and its careful and precise planning of the festival's events, which resulted in its success in fulfilling the mission and goal for which it was established. Which proves that the festival is on the right path towards achieving its goals for which it was established, and praised the growth and development that the festival is constantly witnessing, and which is evident annually; As each new version is distinguished from the previous one, referring to the local official authorities that joined the new session of the festival, and to its increased spread and positive global reputation that encouraged many countries to participate in the festival’s activities and activities, and His Excellency congratulated the Supreme Organizing Committee for the results of its efforts and planning. Building from success and creativity.

His Excellency expressed his thanks to the management of the National Archives and all its employees, and particularly thanked those in charge of enriching the platform of Memory of the Nation at the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival and its management. In serving the nation and building the human being.

The “Memory of the Nation” platform presents three main periods of the march of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, God willing. As the first era is known as the period spent by Sheikh Zayed   In Al-Ain when he was the representative of the Ruler of Abu Dhabi in the Eastern Region and Al-Ain region from 1946 to 1966, where many documents, old photos and videos are displayed that list the most important things that were in that era and his interests - may God bless his soul - in education, health and agriculture. "Memory of the Nation" refers to the period of Sheikh Zayed's rule of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and it reviews his career from 1966 until the establishment of the Union State in 1971, and his efforts - may God have mercy on him - in advancing development in all fields. From 1971 to 2004, the platform presents visitors with many of Sheikh Zayed's achievements during that period in commemoration of his memory.

Due to its richness in photographs, documents and other collectibles, the "Memory of the Nation" platform received a distinguished response and praise from the festival's guests.