Reading Culture Development

 

MOHD SHARIF APEN
Assistant Director, MBKM Secretariat
E-mail: sharif.apen@moe.gov.my
Tel: +603 8321 7001; Fax: +603 8321 7012

Functions of the Reading Culture Development Unit:

  1. Plan and draft reading culture development policy in line with the National Book Policy.
  2. Plan and execute reading programmes and activities with book industry players and other agencies.
  3. Coordinate and oversee all reading movement activities at national level that are sponsored by book industry players and other agencies.
  4. Assess and study reading materials that are used as sources for programs that encourage reading in schools.
  5. Provide assistance and advice to book industry players in supplying reading materials to schools.
  6. Establish relationships with the media for the purpose of reading movement promotion campaigns.