The Archives of Morocco have been enriched by the receipt, free of charge, of a repertory made up of historical documents from Abdelhay Bennis, former employee in parliament (1977-2012), who brought them together, throughout several decades, and which constitute a part of the historical memory of the Moroccan legislative institution.
Archives du Maroc specifies in this regard that this directory of documents was delivered to it by Abdelhay Bennis under an agreement signed on February 18, noting that it is 5 CDs containing 79 videos retracing the two motions of censure. in the years 1964 and 1990, in addition to several albums comprising around 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.
Under the terms of the convention, it is also underlined, Archives du Maroc undertakes to make an inventory and to process “the repertory of Abdelhay Bennis”, to take care to preserve it, and to facilitate its consultation for researchers and all interested parties, in accordance with the laws in force, in addition to enhancing it by the means used in this context.
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 regrouping and preservation, according to the tools determined in Law 69.99 relating to archives, and its implementing decree.