Solutions for promoting reading culture, addressing printing industry issues/Stressing material, spiritual incentives for creating competitive atmosphere

The Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution convened on Tuesday in a session chaired by President Hassan Rouhani.

Tue 17 - July 2018 - 20:25

The council discussed books and the culture of reading in the country and solutions for promoting reading culture and addressing different problems and challenges of the printing industry in the country.

Based on a report by Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance on International Book Fair, the rate of reading in Iran is not satisfying compared to other countries around the world and the council decided to offer material and spiritual incentives for creating a competitive atmosphere among different groups of society, especially children, adolescents and young adults.

It was also decided that ministries of Culture and Islamic Guidance and Education, as well as IRIB, specialised NGOs and publishers to offer their plans for promoting and developing the culture of reading in the country.

 The members of the council also voted for Ayatollah Ali Akbar Rashad to remain as the head of Islamic Research Institute for Culture and Thought.

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