The project of digitizing Egypt cabinet documents was launched in September 2010 where the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) cooperated with the Center for Documentation and Cultural Heritage (CultNat), the Egyptian Cabinet of Ministers, the National Documentation House and the private sector.
§ Scan the historical archive of the Cabinet of Ministries
§ Establish a database entry laboratory in the Cabinet’s premises including organizing, coding and collecting historical archives volumes’ titles. This is in addition to voice collection, and documents entry and revision
§ Create a database for the decisions of the country’s president, statements of government and council of governorates, the minutes of meetings for the cabinet of ministers’ sessions, as well as the prime minister’s decisions
Key achievements of the project are establishing a multi-disciplinary database, scanning documents and creating a data entry laboratory at the council. Another database for the decisions and minutes of meetings of the country’s president, statements of government and council of governorates was created. 210 out of the 250 thousand scanned pages were linked to their documents.