Minister Meyer Accompanies Scholars on Archives Tour
National Archives Week started on 7 May 2012. To mark the event, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, accompanied scholars from the Sarepta Secondary School in Kuils River on a tour of the archives.
The minister expressed his admiration for the materials that were exhibited and proudly showed the visitors his own thesis on the archive shelves. Dr Meyer encouraged the scholars to pursue their hunger for knowledge and demonstrated his wide knowledge of history during the tour by speaking about materials related to such important events as the Anglo Boer War and the two world wars. The event closed with a group photograph.