After the disappearance of the volumes of the “Egyptian Facts”… Parliament enters the line

folders The six sparked a state of anger, given their importance from a historical and cultural point of view in Egypt, and during that period internal investigations were carried out in the Books and Documents Authority, before the Egyptian Public Prosecution recently investigated the incident.

The beginning of the disappearance of historical documents

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for the Book House and commentedEgyptian documentsNiveen Moussa about the disappearance of those volumes, saying: "On November 3, I was informed of the disappearance of those folders, and in turn, I referred the incident to the legal affairs within the commission, and an internal investigation was carried out and the cameras were unpacked, which lasted for about three weeks.".

Musa continued: "The investigator, who is the Director General of Legal Affairs, who investigated the incident after that period, saw that it was transferred to the Public Funds Investigation and the Administrative Prosecution, and a report was already drawn up there in the first party, and investigations were conducted with a number of suspected workers, and the matter was then transferred to the Public Prosecution, which made reservations. on a number of employees".

What are the Egyptian facts?

• An Egyptian newspaper founded in 1828 by order of Muhammed Ali Pasha In Cairo.

• The first issue was issued on December 3, 1828, and was distributed to state employees, army officers, and mission students.

• The first Arabic newspaper in the Middle East, and later attached to the Official Gazette.

• At first, it was published in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish, until it was only published in Arabic.

• Rifa’a Al-Tahtawi tried to develop it in 1842, but he was exiled to Sudan As punishment for the change he made in its pages.

• During the period of the British occupation of Egypt, it was transformed from a government newspaper into a popular one at the hands of Sheikh Muhammad Abduh.

The head of the Egyptian Books and Documents House explained: "It did not happen that there was any foreign party that viewed these folders, it is simply that on the basis of an assignment that came from Ministry of Culture In 2020, by photographing them in a high-quality manner for the ministry’s intention in that period to participate in a documentary book in the Dubai Expo about international exhibitions, starting from the 1870 exhibition until that period".

Musa indicated in her interview with the site "Sky News Arabia" until: "The last appearance documented by the cameras was their exit during that period from the high-quality photography section, but their return again to the holdings is being investigated, because the capacity of the cameras is not equal.".

The Egyptian official responded to the possibility of any element interfering to change the capacity of these cameras due to the lack of stability or documentation of the release of these historical volumes, saying: "cameras It is impossible to manipulate it, because it works according to a specific system, so the whole matter is investigated by the Public Prosecution Office, and we make an inventory of all the existing holdings, and if anything new appears, it will be clarified.".

The Egyptian official believed that this incident would result in a review of all security procedures for dealing with documents, rearranging the placement of cameras in the places that need this, adding new security personnel, and anything additional that would prevent a recurrence of such an incident.

Parliament intervenes

At the same time, Representative Abdel Moneim Imam, Secretary of the Parliament’s Plan and Budget Committee, announced that he had submitted a request for a briefing addressed to Nevin Al-Kilani, Minister of Culture, to ask her about the disappearance of these volumes from Egyptian Books and Documents House.

The Egyptian representative asked about the extent to which the Ministry of Culture, the concerned authorities, and the Book House supervise the historical documents present there, stressing in his interview with the website "Sky News Arabia" that: "Minister of Culture, Dr. Nevin Al-Kilani, and Dar Al-Kutub official, Nevin Moussa, will soon appear in front of Parliament To inquire from them about the disappearance of those important volumes, because they are part of the history of the Egyptian state".

And the member of the Egyptian Parliament continued: "These documents are very important, and preserving them is the duty of all successive officials in administrative positions, and this is part of the Egyptian constitution".

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vanishement folders The six sparked a state of anger, given their importance from a historical and cultural point of view in Egypt, and during that period internal investigations were carried out in the Books and Documents Authority, before the Egyptian Public Prosecution recently investigated the incident.

The beginning of the disappearance of historical documents

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for the Book House and commentedEgyptian documentsNevin Moussa, regarding the disappearance of those folders, saying: “I was informed on November 3 of the disappearance of those folders, and in turn I referred the incident to the legal affairs within the Commission, and an internal investigation was carried out and the cameras were unpacked, which lasted for about three weeks.”

And Musa continued: “The investigator, who is the Director General of Legal Affairs, who took over the investigation into the incident after that period, saw that it was transferred to the Public Funds Investigation and the Administrative Prosecution, and a report was already made there in the first party, and investigations were conducted with a number of suspected workers, and the matter was then transferred to the Public Prosecution. , which made reservations to a number of employees.

What are the Egyptian facts?

• An Egyptian newspaper founded in 1828 by order of Muhammed Ali Pasha In Cairo.

• The first issue was issued on December 3, 1828, and was distributed to state employees, army officers, and mission students.

• The first Arabic newspaper in the Middle East, and later attached to the Official Gazette.

• At first, it was published in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish, until it was only published in Arabic.

• Rifa’a Al-Tahtawi tried to develop it in 1842, but he was exiled to Sudan As punishment for the change he made in its pages.

• During the period of the British occupation of Egypt, it was transformed from a government newspaper into a popular one at the hands of Sheikh Muhammad Abduh.

And the head of the Egyptian Books and Documents House explained: “It did not happen that there was any foreign party that viewed these volumes, the matter is simply that based on an assignment that came from Ministry of Culture In 2020, they depicted in a high-quality manner the intention of the ministry in that period to participate in a documentary book in the Dubai Expo on international exhibitions, starting from the 1870 exhibition until that period.

Moussa indicated in her interview with Sky News Arabia that: “The last appearance documented by the cameras was their exit during that period from the high-quality photography department, but their return again to the holdings is being investigated, because the capacity of the cameras is not equal.”

The Egyptian official responded to the possibility of any element interfering to change the capacity of these cameras due to the lack of evidence or documentation of the release of these historical volumes, saying: “cameras It is impossible to tamper with it, because it works according to a specific system, so the whole matter is investigated by the prosecution, and we make an inventory of all the existing holdings, and if anything new appears, it will be clarified.”

The Egyptian official believed that this incident would result in a review of all security procedures for dealing with documents, rearranging the placement of cameras in the places that need this, adding new security personnel, and anything additional that would prevent a recurrence of such an incident.

Parliament intervenes

At the same time, Representative Abdel Moneim Imam, Secretary of the Parliament’s Plan and Budget Committee, announced that he had submitted a request for a briefing addressed to Nevin Al-Kilani, Minister of Culture, to ask her about the disappearance of these volumes from Egyptian Books and Documents House.

The Egyptian representative asked about the extent to which the Ministry of Culture, the concerned authorities, and the Book House supervise the historical documents that are there, stressing in his interview with “Sky News Arabia” that: “The Minister of Culture, Dr. Parliament To inquire from them about the disappearance of those important volumes, because they are part of the history of the Egyptian state.

And the member of the Egyptian Parliament continued: “These documents are very important, and preserving them is a duty for all successive officials in administrative positions, and this is part of the Egyptian constitution.”

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