The Senate was sought to know what is being done to preserve and secure the national archive in Cameroon.The question was posed by Mutute Daniel Yonga to the Minster of Arts and Culture, Professor Narcisse Mouelle Kombi during a question and answer session at the upper house of parliament.The senator pinned of on the deplorable character of the premises of the national archives, notably at the national museum in Yaounde and that in Buea.In response, the Minister of Arts and Culture, Professor Narcisse Mouellé Kombi underlined that the government has undertaken an integrated plan for saving archives.He told the senators that the plan consist of rehabilitating buildings, improving security and digitization of all archives.The Minister however acknowledged the fact that the preservation of the national archives has been affected by some structural problems. He cited amongst others the insufficiency of personnel and financial problems to renovate premises which date from the years 1930 and 1967.The solutions envisaged by the Ministry of Arts and Culture are to focus on the integrated rescue plan of the national archives, their digitization and their security. He said that government has validated the provision of three billion FCA francs and the funds are already available. At moment, the procedures of their disbursement are being processed, he added.Elvis Teke