Welcome to the Directorate of Archive and Libraries, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. This Website has beet for information to the World viewers particularly for those who have in history and cultural heritage. The National Archives and the National Library are the two most important national institutions of Bangladesh. These are entrusted with the collection and preservation of our national document heritage ? official and non-official records, historical documents, and the creative works of arts, literature, science and technology. In short, these are the depositories of our cultural heritage and they bear the memories of our nation. These are also centers of learning land research.