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Book and literature are “important pillars” in the Government’s cultural policy – Prime Minister

Praia, Jun 21 (Inforpress) – Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva said Thursday in the City of Praia that the book and literature are “important pillars” of the Government’s cultural policy.

The statement was made at the opening ceremony of the 9th edition of the Portuguese Language Writers Meeting, which this year honors the Cabo Verdean writer and the winner of 2018 Camões Prize, Germano Almeida.

Ulisses Correia e Silva listed some “investments that, in addition to the statements there’s a need to be concretized”, which the Government considers important in its policy for cultural promotion.

Among these investments, he reported that in the space of three years the Government made available 33.000 books to the municipal libraries in the 22 municipalities of the country.

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