NCDR and Education Ministry sign MOU Science & Technology August 7, 20120 Abu Dhabi: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this evening between the National Centre for Documents and Research (NCDR) and the Ministry of Education. The MOU was signed in presence of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the NCDR, Humaid Al Qatami, Minister of Education and Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. The MOU was sugned by Dr Abdullah Al Rais, Director General of NCDR and Ali Maihad Al Suwaidi, Acting Under Secretary of the Education Ministry. The MOU provides for cooperation and a partnership between the Ministry and the Centre in educational programmes and research activities and in preparing curricula for history and national studies.