Archives du Maroc houses the repertory of Abdelhay Bennis around the memory of the legislative institution

Archives du Maroc houses the repertory of Abdelhay Bennis around the memory of the legislative institution

Rabat – The Archives du Maroc institution has received, free of charge, a directory made up of historical documents from Mr. Abdelhay Bennis, former employee of the parliament (1977-2012), who has brought them together, throughout several decades, and which constitute a part of the historical memory of the Moroccan legislative institution.

Mr. Bennis delivered this directory of documents under an agreement signed on February 18, said Archives du Maroc in a press release, noting that it is 5 CDs containing 79 videos retracing the two censure motions in the years 1964 and 1990, in addition to several albums comprising approximately 3,260 photos of the activities of the parliament between 1963 and 2013, in addition to photos of the National Consultative Council from the year 1956.

Archives du Maroc undertakes to make an inventory and to treat “the repertory of Abdelhay Bennis”, to take care to preserve it, and to facilitate its consultation for the researchers and all the interested parties, in accordance with the laws in force, in addition to enhance it by the means used in this context, adds the same source.

This initiative comes in view of the great importance of archives in the composition of a collective national memory, and the promotion of academic research for its recomposition, through the necessary sources.

In addition, this initiative is part of the mission of the Archives of Morocco institution, as an administrative body, responsible for preserving and promoting the national archive heritage, including special archives, of interest. public, in particular through its grouping and preservation, according to the tools determined in Law 69.99 relating to archives, and its implementing decree, the press release concludes.

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Last modification: February 22, 2021

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