Over a thousand ton of paper has been allocated to publishers since June 22nd.
According to Tasnim News Agency, reporting from the public relations of cultural deputy of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, the committee of allocating and distributing print paper which is established and supervised by Tehran Union of Booksellers and Iran Cooperative Union of Publishers, has allocated 1009 tons of bulk paper and writing paper to 526 publishers.
According to the committee of allocating and distributing print paper, the committee has held six meetings this month and issued the permission of paper delivery for 526 publishers based on their amount of activities.
The publisher’s activities during the previous years and the number of its published books this year were among the criteria to allocate paper.
The permission for paper delivery included two types of bulk paper and writing paper in two dimensions of 60×90 and 100×70. Based on the committee’s announcement, the permission for paper delivery has been issued for 1313 reams of bilk paper, 21358 reams of writing paper of 100×70 and 5731 reams of bulk paper weighing 566 thousand tons together and 18239 reams of writing paper in 60×90 weighing 453 thousand tons together for publishers.
The committee of allocating and distributing print paper will soon announce the names of publishers receiving paper. Moreover, based on the timetable announced by the working group of paper organizing at the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance in 1398, 3 thousand and 355 tons of paper has been imported and cleared from customs.