World Post Day marked [Archives:2004/781/Local News]

October 14 2004

By Ismail al-Ghaberi
Yemen Times Staff

Yemen celebrated the world 'post' day on October 9th, marking the 130th anniversary of the foundation of the International Post Federation which is a specialized organization that manages post procedures between 190 countries that are members of the federation. Yemen joined the federation in 1930. Even though there are many defects in service, the General Authority of Post and Postal Saving made the celebration a successful one, embodying development and the improving services all over Yemen. The Authority has improved and update all kinds of services and activities, exploiting electronic and information technologies.
The Authority, during the last three years, under the leadership of the Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology, Abdulmalik al-Mu'alemi, has been considered as being in its golden period, especially for improving and reforming the Post sector.