30% booksellers in Afghan shut shop due to lack of good mkt
The Business Guardian|August 14, 2023
The commission to assess the problems of booksellers has revealed that 30 per cent of booksellers in Afghanistan have stopped their business due to a lack of a good market.
30% booksellers in Afghan shut shop due to lack of good mkt

Speaking to the media, Abdul Wodod Mukhtarzada, a member of the commission, said that the booksellers have also complained about high taxes which are difficult to pay as their business has witnessed a decline. Mukhtarzada said, "We used to sell more than 500 books and we had 200 librarians here but I can say now that their number has dropped significantly." Several booksellers expressed concern that book reading culture has faded in Afghanistan.

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