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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:29 - Updated Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:55

State secretary defends lower book prices

Luanda - The State Secretary for Cultural Industries João Constatino said Tuesday in Luanda that hard work is needed to make books cheaper and encourage the habit of reading among people.

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João Constatino was speaking ahead of the World Book Day and Copyright Law commemoration, saying that the work is underway, although it requires more attention.


According to him, with the recent Presidential Decree on Book policy, it is  sector’s intention to find measures and mechanisms to reduce book prices.

"The book has many competitors. So it is necessary to create specific programmes to encourage reading and foster a taste for literature from an early age," he said.


In order to the achieve this goal, the official defended more writers and resources to make books cheaper.

The World Book Day is commemorated on 23 April.

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