Under the plan, 80% students, pupils and learners at educational establishment will have access to information and academic resources in libraries.

The number of rural people who can access information and relevant services in public libraries, community education centres, communal post offices and local publishing houses will increase by 20-25% and that in remote areas by 15-20%.

Through the detailed moves set out in the scheme, the proportion of Vietnamese people with capabilities of acquiring and applying knowledge from books and lifetime studying is expected to reach 40 – 50%.

Besides, electronic libraries have been set up and piloted to help improve the accessibility of knowledge among Vietnamese people.-VNA