The National Archives participates in four historical photography exhibitions on national occasions

The National Archives participates in four historical photography exhibitions on national occasions

The National Archives participates in four historical photography exhibitions on national occasions


The National Archives organized four historical photography exhibitions on national occasions, documenting pages from the history of the UAE. The exhibitions were held during Al Ain Festival, the “Library Week” organized by Emirates College for Advanced Education in Abu Dhabi, the Heritage Day events in Dubai, and the activities of Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
The exhibitions organized by the National Archives aim at showcasing its cultural assets and displaying historical photographs that are closely related to the events in which it participated with its documentary exhibitions.
The exhibitions display historical photographs that offer visitors and participants the opportunity to be acquainted with the UAE’s history and biographies of its leaders and founding fathers, namely its founding leader, the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. This is in addition to the marks they made on the UAE’s glorious history and bright present, which enhance loyalty and the sense of belonging to the homeland and fosters the national identity. This is at the core of the National Archives’ mission.
All exhibitions organized by the National Archives attracted a large turnout of VIPs, event organizers and participants. Visitors lauded the National Archives’ role in preserving the memory of the UAE and Gulf region. The exhibitions content provided visitors with important historical facts about the formation of the Union, and documented the wise leadership’s concern for the well-being of the various sections of society and its constructive efforts to empower people at first and then to achieve progress and prosperity for the homeland.
Invariably, the National Archives makes sure to participate in such events, due to their importance on one hand, and the fact that they give customers closer access to the services offered by the National Archives on the other, knowing that the NA mission is to preserve the memory of the Nation and its people. In addition, such events enable the NA varied audiences to view examples of its acquisitions.