Difficulties facing book, publishing market tackled


ALGIERS – A meeting on the field of books and publishing was organized, on Thursday in Algiers, between executives from the Ministry of Culture and publishing professionals to discuss the book market.

The participants in this meeting addressed the “difficulties hampering the market and the book industry in Algeria”, particularly in this exceptional period of coronavirus pandemic, as well as the ways of collaboration between the ministry and the professionals.

The participants, also, proposed the establishment of a joint commission responsible for centralizing the various proposals to overcome the problems of this sector with a view to “revitalizing the publishing market and the book market in general.”

This meeting initiated by the Minister of Culture, Malika Bendouda saw the participation of representatives of the National Organization of Book Publishers (Onel) and the National Union of Publishers in addition to executives from the Ministry of Culture.



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