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 the development of 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 the development of guiding documents from 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 and the project on developing a publication distribution network on the infrastructure of the postal system for implementation in 2022; and to 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.