SQU, NRAA approve private records management system

MUSCAT: Dr Ali bin Saud al Bimani, Vice Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), and Dr Hamad bin Mohammad al Dhouyeni, Chairman of the National Records and Archives Authority (NRAA), approved the ‘Private Records Management System’ at the University by adopting the schedules of documents’ extended retention and classification system. The approval was held at a ceremony held at SQU on Wednesday. The adoption procedures went through several stages. The last stage was the final approval of the authority on the schedules and systems of classification. The approval comes under the National Records and Archives Law promulgated by Royal Decree 60/2007. The Authority in coordination with specialised bodies and administrative structure at the University prepared a nominal list of the documents’ types and private records at the university, which resulted in the completion of the procedural tools, namely the preparation of the schedules of documents’ extended retention and classification system. — ONA