About literature sector

The publishing sector in the Literature, Publishing and Translation Commission is concerned with developing the publishing industry to the highest standards, supporting Saudi literature - locally and internationally - while creating an investment environment with international standards. This includes publication of all kinds of literature: print, audio and electronic books. In addition, the sector is responsible for organizing international book fairs.

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The vision of the sector

An advanced publishing industry.

Strategic objectives

  • Supporting publication of Saudi books, locally and internationally.
  • Organizing Saudi book fairs to the highest standards.
  • Diversifying publishing methods in line with market needs.
  • Developing the capabilities of Saudi publishing houses and raising their competitiveness, regionally and globally.
  • Increasing investment in the Saudi publishing market.
  • Regulating the local publishing market and improving its work environment.
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