A record : Each record created or received by a natural or legal body either public or private through the conduct of his tasks whatever was its dates, format, or media, and contains information which can be retrieved either directly or indirectly such as letters, maps, pictures, magnetic tapes, videos, CDs and others. A record might be a single or grouped in a file. However, a manuscript is written information that has been created manually.
Citizens can benefit from the services offered by NRAA with view to preserve their private records by repairing, packing and storing them in CDs and special storage devices in places of suitable temperature and humidity with retaining their ownership of them.
NRAA seeks to collect and preserve all country’s records specified by the Records & Archives Law as well as all private records of the public interest which are in the custody of the citizens.
I have old records, correspondences, and marriage contracts, and greetings and condolence letters, I wonder
NRAA is responsible to manage records and archives ,and particularly aims at achieving the following:
a) Developing and improving the field of records and archives.
b) Conducting the technical supervision on the organization of current and intermediate records in the concerned bodies.
c) Collecting groups of archives, arranging and preserving them with view to protect the national heritage.
d) Making the proper advantage of the archives ,and encouraging scientific research and artistic and intellectual innovation.
e) Collecting and preserving records related to Oman from abroad ,and enabling the beneficiaries to access into them.