The National Library of South Africa signs MoU with Georgia
Pictured the signing of the MOU are (l-r) Mr John Tsebe, CEO and National Librarian (SA) and Ambassador Beka Dvali (Georgia)
The National Library of South Africa signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia on Monday 25 November 2013. The memorandum of understanding is aiming at the establishment of direct cooperation in the field of library and information services. The objective of the MoU is to extend the sphere of collaboration between both institutions with the purpose of exchanging experiences acquired by both institutions.
Pictured at the signing of the MOU are (l-r) Councelor Ilia Imnadez (Georgia), Mr John Tsebe, CEO and National Librarian (SA), Ambassador Beka Dvali (Georgia) and Mrs Rachel More, Deputy National Librarian (SA).
"The National Library of South Africa carries the legislative mandate to collect, preserve and make available the national documentary heritage nationally and internationally. We are moving a step forward with the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia in sharing our wealth of knowledge material, that reflect cultural heritage of South Africa." says the CEO and National Librarian of South Africa, Mr John Tsebe.
The Embassy of Georgia has taken the initiative for the implementation of Article 1 of the Memorandum of Understanding,which states that Parties will keep an active exchange of publications of mutual interest, for enrichment of their holdings and information exchange. This is done with the book donation by the Embassy of Georgia to the National Library of South Africa.