15.08.2021, 18:35

Detailed plan issued to promote reading culture during 2021-2025

 
Detailed plan issued to promote reading culture during 2021-2025

Youngsters experience a book festival at Bac Giang Ethnic Minority Boarding School, Bac Giang city, Bac Giang province, April 18, 2021. (Photo: NDO/Linh Phan)   

NDO – The Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a plan aimed at promoting reading culture in the community during the 2021-2025 period.


> Spreading reading culture in the community

The plan targets to improve the quality of reading culture development activities in order to achieve the goals set out in the Project on Developing reading culture in the community by 2020, with a vision to 2030, to spread reading culture strongly in the community, while synchronously implementing the tasks formulated in the project in the direction of socialisation.

The plan also requires to develop the reading movement, towards building a learning society and raising public awareness about the great significance and importance of reading for research, education and the formation of human personality.

It also aims to associate the development of reading culture with the implementation of the master plan on the network of publishing, printing and distribution establishments, in associated with the promotion of digital transformation.

Specifically, the plan focuses on perfecting institutions for the development of the network of press, radio and television establishments, amending the 2012 Law on Publishing and development of guiding documents during 2022-2024, and improving the quality of publishing activities.

It targets to develop and implement the National Book Programme Scheme to submit to the Government for promulgation in the 2021-2025 period, the project on developing a publication distribution network on the infrastructure of the postal system for implementation in 2022, establish a fund to support publishing in the form of socialisation, a project on digital transformation of publishing, printing and distribution industries implemented in 2021, and a social network connecting readers, book makers and authors to be implemented in 2023.

In addition, the plan also aims to promote communications, promotion and international cooperation in publishing, printing and distribution activities.

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