Authoritys Vision

We preserve our antique history to build a brighter future

Authority?s Mission

The Authority is keen to establish a record system based on scientific bases with view to contribute in organizing and preserving records. This system aims at developing the scientific research and encouraging the intellectual creativity.

  • To prepare specialists and build their individual abilities through implementing an integrated program of scientific qualification. It aims to have people diploma or bachelor degree in this field.
  • To build a system for managing records in the concerned entities to the law of records and archives as well as to provide technical support in the field of mail and records management services in all records unit at the concerned parties.
  • To Establish units for the records in all governmental units.
  • To build the system in a number of governmental units and the authority has been able, with the coordination with a number of units, to complete the system in eighteen governmental parties.
  • Build a common record system, which represents similar topics such as activity done by the heads’ offices of government units, financial resources, human resources and material resources. As there is no benefit from the construction of the common aspects with each unit separately. The authority will complete this system during 2014. This system is set up to design an integrated index for records and files kinds in these aspects as well as to assign for it a rating and extended retention schedules systems.
  • To complete the mentioned working system to identify the kinds of files that will be taken to authority building, which has been started in making its geometric designs as a preparation for construction. And it is supposed to finish when the foundation stage of the building is completed, which will take about four years.
  • To collect records that are related to the Sultanate from international documents and archives units. Although this work may continue for years, the authority was able to count the international documentary institutions and to contact them in order to be able to get these sets of documents.

The government has given its attention to the records as they constitute an important source for the national memory. And for the first time the government issued legal texts in this regard, which are the bases for the field of records and archives and the establishment of the National Records and Archives Authority to perform its assigned tasks and to prepare specialists in providing support to all concerned bodies to build a modern records management system. This system deals with records since its creation in the government units, and through the stages they underwent up to their final disposition either permanent conservation in NRAA as part of the national heritage or their destruction. Since its inception, NRAA has also been able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Preparation of specialists and building their own abilities by implementing an integrated scientific training program in order to obtain Diploma and Bachelor Degree.

  • Establishment of records department in all government units.

  • Embarking on building the system in a number of bodies and has been able to complete the system in eighteen government units in a coordination with a number of government units.

  • Embarking on housekeeping records system which represents the similar topics such as the activity of the offices of the government unit heads, financial, human and material resources; because it is useless to build those common aspects in each unit separately. NRAA will be able to complete this system within a full year which is represented in preparing a complete index for the different sorts of records and circulated files in these aspects ,and assigning a classification scheme and a retention schedule system for them.

  • Completion of the said work system determines the types of the files that will be migrated to NRAA’s building whose engineering designs have being in preliminary to its construction. The building is supposed to be completed at the end of the foundation stage of this system which is estimated for four years.

  • Embarking on collecting records related to Sultanate from international records centers and archives. The tasks of this stage may continue for many years as NRAA made the inventory of relevant institutions abroad, and carried out the necessary contacts in order to obtain the sets of records belonging to the Sultanate.

سعادة الدكتور/حمد بن محمد الضوياني رئيس هيئة الوثائق والمحفوظات الوطنية

HE Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Dweiyani, Chairman of the National Documents and Archives Authority

Laws of the National Documents and Archives Authority

About the Commissions Law

The provisions of this law shall apply to the documents, archives, regulations, work procedures, administrative and technical regulations, and aims to collect and preserve them for the public interest and to assist in the operation of public facilities and to prove the rights of natural and legal persons and the protection of the national heritage and encourage scientific research and intellectual and artistic creativity

Laws of the National Documents and Archives Authority

Adoption of the system in government agencies

Memoranda of Understanding

Exhibitions

Authority Responsibilities

Authoritys Vision

We preserve our antique history to build a brighter future

Authority?s Mission

The Authority is keen to establish a record system based on scientific bases with view to contribute in organizing and preserving records. This system aims at developing the scientific research and encouraging the intellectual creativity.

  • To prepare specialists and build their individual abilities through implementing an integrated program of scientific qualification. It aims to have people diploma or bachelor degree in this field.
  • To build a system for managing records in the concerned entities to the law of records and archives as well as to provide technical support in the field of mail and records management services in all records unit at the concerned parties.
  • To Establish units for the records in all governmental units.
  • To build the system in a number of governmental units and the authority has been able, with the coordination with a number of units, to complete the system in eighteen governmental parties.
  • Build a common record system, which represents similar topics such as activity done by the heads’ offices of government units, financial resources, human resources and material resources. As there is no benefit from the construction of the common aspects with each unit separately. The authority will complete this system during 2014. This system is set up to design an integrated index for records and files kinds in these aspects as well as to assign for it a rating and extended retention schedules systems.
  • To complete the mentioned working system to identify the kinds of files that will be taken to authority building, which has been started in making its geometric designs as a preparation for construction. And it is supposed to finish when the foundation stage of the building is completed, which will take about four years.
  • To collect records that are related to the Sultanate from international documents and archives units. Although this work may continue for years, the authority was able to count the international documentary institutions and to contact them in order to be able to get these sets of documents.
Chairman’s Statement

The government has given its attention to the records as they constitute an important source for the national memory. And for the first time the government issued legal texts in this regard, which are the bases for the field of records and archives and the establishment of the National Records and Archives Authority to perform its assigned tasks and to prepare specialists in providing support to all concerned bodies to build a modern records management system. This system deals with records since its creation in the government units, and through the stages they underwent up to their final disposition either permanent conservation in NRAA as part of the national heritage or their destruction. Since its inception, NRAA has also been able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Preparation of specialists and building their own abilities by implementing an integrated scientific training program in order to obtain Diploma and Bachelor Degree.

  • Establishment of records department in all government units.

  • Embarking on building the system in a number of bodies and has been able to complete the system in eighteen government units in a coordination with a number of government units.

  • Embarking on housekeeping records system which represents the similar topics such as the activity of the offices of the government unit heads, financial, human and material resources; because it is useless to build those common aspects in each unit separately. NRAA will be able to complete this system within a full year which is represented in preparing a complete index for the different sorts of records and circulated files in these aspects ,and assigning a classification scheme and a retention schedule system for them.

  • Completion of the said work system determines the types of the files that will be migrated to NRAA’s building whose engineering designs have being in preliminary to its construction. The building is supposed to be completed at the end of the foundation stage of this system which is estimated for four years.

  • Embarking on collecting records related to Sultanate from international records centers and archives. The tasks of this stage may continue for many years as NRAA made the inventory of relevant institutions abroad, and carried out the necessary contacts in order to obtain the sets of records belonging to the Sultanate.

سعادة الدكتور/حمد بن محمد الضوياني رئيس هيئة الوثائق والمحفوظات الوطنية

HE Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Dweiyani, Chairman of the National Documents and Archives Authority

Personnel Regulations
Law of Documents and Archives

Laws of the National Documents and Archives Authority

About the Commissions Law

The provisions of this law shall apply to the documents, archives, regulations, work procedures, administrative and technical regulations, and aims to collect and preserve them for the public interest and to assist in the operation of public facilities and to prove the rights of natural and legal persons and the protection of the national heritage and encourage scientific research and intellectual and artistic creativity

Laws of the National Documents and Archives Authority

Organizational Structure
Achievements of the Commission

Adoption of the system in government agencies

Memoranda of Understanding

Exhibitions