The National Archives Crowned the Emirates Library with New Publications on the Founding Leader's Biography

The National Archives Crowned the Emirates Library with New Publications on the Founding Leader

The National Archives Crowned the Emirates Library with New Publications on the Founding Leader's Biography


The National Archives has enriched the Emirates Library with a large number of books, from the latest edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, on various aspects of the founding leader Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s biography, virtues and values due to the importance of Sheikh Zayed and his biography in connection with the UAE modern history and since the Emirates Library is considered a model specialized library that encourages academic historical research and contains valuable cultural references and resources which focus on the issues and affairs of the UAE and the Gulf region.
In view of the founding leader Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's great history and the limitless achievements, the Emirates Library attaches immense importance to publications that tackle his biography as they manifestly highlight his virtues, character traits and leading role in the establishment and development of the homeland.
Among the most important books provided to the Emirates Library the document the various aspects of Sheikh Zayed’s biography, national values and principles as well as his virtues are: (Zayed, The Desert Falcon), (Your Dream, Zayed), (Zayed, Identity of a People and a Homeland), ( Zayed, 100 Years of Glory), (Sheikh Zayed and Ibn Hamm, Old Friendship), (Zayed Taught Me), (The Two Founding Fathers: Zayed and Rashid), etc.
These titles are just a fraction of the National Archives' books that monitor Sheikh Zayed’s achievements that will always be a source of pride since he is the founder and builder who laid the foundation for the UAE which became a leading country in the region in a record time compared to other countries' life span. This qualified him to be enlisted among the great leaders and builders of nations.
In addition to the abovementioned books, the National Archives has recently provided the Emirates Library with its latest publication, (Zayed, Awards and Decorations). This book documents aspects of the late founding leader Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's personality and his character traits and lists some of the decorations and awards he received from the leaders of the world and from various scientific, community and international bodies. Such decorations and awards reflect the importance of people and their roles in building their societies and their contribution to the progress and advancement of humanity. His benevolence and generosity that reached all communities all over the world regardless of their races and beliefs granted him that honor of receiving these well-deserved decorations and awards. In fact, he played a great role in establishing and developing the UAE and contributed to the world development and peace.
The National Archives also provided the library with another new book entitled "Their Memory our History" which is a compilation of oral history interviews conducted with the elderly. It is to this history that Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan attached great importance as it took particular interest, special care and attention from him.
The book presents a number of stories that reflect the tolerance and solidarity of the UAE society in the past as well as the integration between men and women in it. Moreover, it highlights Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s keen interest in his people and the society members' prosperity and welfare besides his efforts towards their as well as the country's establishment and development.
The life of Sheikh Zayed represents the UAE's modern history, the interest in which is integral to researchers and scholars who desire to study the UAE history or heritage. That is why such valuable books on the biography of everlasting leader are basic fundamentals of the Emirates Library, which is specialized in the UAE history, heritage and deep rooted civilizations.
It is note-worthy that the National Archives takes keen interest in providing the Emirates Library with new publications obtained from big book fairs in the UAE and abroad in line with achieving its objectives.