Building rural libraries important in China

One From China: If farmers-turned-migrant workers are determining the pace of China’s urbanization, those who are left in the countryside will largely decide the future of the rural areas.

Handicapped by its lower economic and social development level, the countryside urgently and rightfully needs help from central financial sectors so that the country can achieve balanced progress nationwide.

Four central culture and press departments have resolved to assist the countryside. They will offer books to replenish village libraries and help farmers learn.