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The only difference between the objectives of Governmental Documents Section and Personal Documents Section is the source of documents. The governmental documents Section is responsible for collecting government documents from government departments that desire to destroy some of their documents. The major aim of collecting documents is to preserve documents with historical, political or national importance relating to Jordan and in the possession of persons, academic entities or foreign parties, or through participation in documents destruction committees carried out by local government agencies pursuant to the Prime Minister circulation that emphasizes the necessity to involve Department of the National Library in documents destruction committees formulated by these departments and institutions before destroying any document.