10-point agenda being pursued to promote book reading culture: Shafqat Mahmood


ISLAMABAD, Jul 23 (APP):A 10-point agenda is being pursued to promote book reading culture for common benefit of younger generation and publishers working across the country, Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood said on Tuesday.

The plan would not only help revive the book reading culture in the country but also resolve the financial issues of publishers, the minister said during a special meeting arranged by the National Book Foundation.

The meeting was attended by a large number of publishers and book sellers from Lahore who came to discuss the issues being faced by private book publishing industry in the country, said a press release issued here .