Law for new Library of Alexandria passed
12 March 2001
Law No.1 for 2001 was passed by Parliament on the 12th of March and creates a new juridical person attached directly to the Head of State and gives the President the authority to design its supervisory, administrative and financial regulations with enormous latitude to avoid bureaucratization. The Library is to comprise the Library proper, the conference center, the planetarium, the science museum, the International School for Information studies,(ISIS), the documentation and research center, the rare manuscripts center, the calligraphy institute and much more. The Law passed both chambers of parliament and represents a major step towards launching this important cultural facility.
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