China Launches Rural Reading Campaign

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BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) -- A special reading campaign kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday to promote reading in rural areas and improve the services of village-based libraries across China.

The event was co-sponsored by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

The campaign features nine major activities including reading themed publications, recommending books favored by farmers, sharing of video on book reading and book donations.

Source: Xinhua