Addis Ababa August 03/2018 The Common Postal Union (UPU), a UN particular regulatory company, is holding its five-day extraordinary congress in Ethiopia, the primary time hosted in Africa.
Opening the congress at present, President Mulatu Teshome mentioned Africa wants to enhance high quality of service and cope up with modernized postal trade for sustainable growth.
He famous that “built-in postal growth is aligned with Ethiopia’s progress and transformation plan.” UPU Director-Common, Bishar A.
Hussein appreciated Ethiopia’s dedication to host UPU’s Second Extraordinary Congress ever in Africa in its over hundred years of membership.
Implementation of the UPU’s built-in product plan and the built-in remuneration plan, reform of the UPU, reform of the system utilized to contributions by UPU member international locations, and sustainability of the UPU Provident Scheme can be mentioned within the assembly happening from 3-7 September 2018, it was indicated.
Ministry of Communications and Data Know-how Minister, Ubah Mohamed mentioned “the agendas of this occasion are most important for the sustainability of the UPU and for the way forward for the postal sector.
Will probably be a milestone and memorable occasion within the historical past of UPU.” “The presence of ICT within the postal sector in Africa is much behind the continent in offering digital providers.
Thus, the postal sector in Africa requires extra efforts to make the most of ICT in rendering the postal service,” she added. The Common Postal Union was fashioned in 1874 and has at present 192 state members.