Emirates Post Group honours International Bureau of Universal Postal Union
23 FEB 2016

Emirates Post Group honours International Bureau of Universal Postal Union

Emirates Post Group (EPG) recently honoured the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) as one of its strategic partners, during a reception with the Director General of the UPU Mr. Bashar al-Hussein, in the Swiss capital Berne.

The EPG delegation consisted of Acting CEO Mr. Fahad Al Hosani, CEO of Emirates Post Mr. Abdullah Alashram, Director of International Relations Mr. Abdullah Saqr Al Suwaidi and International Relations Officer Mr. Khalid Al Doukhi. During the meeting, the EPG delegation presented the Director General with a frame of UAE postage stamps.

Mr. Fahad Al Hosani commented: "The felicitation of the International Bureau was in line with EPG's keenness to open up channels with the rest of the world, especially with international bodies. We are keen to boost our presence in international postal forums and on the global map, and work to acquire international expertise in the development of postal services, as part of our efforts to assume industry leadership position regionally and internationally."

Mr. Al Hosani said the ongoing strategic partnership with the UPU International Bureau reflects EPG's focus on exchange of international expertise and adoption of latest solutions and best practices to meet the challenges facing the postal sector. He expressed the hope that the International Bureau achieves its goals of enhancing cooperation with all UPU member countries.

Mr. Abdullah Alashram said: "During our meeting with the UPU Director General we raised important postal issues involving partnership with International Bureau, in keeping with the ongoing dialogue with different postal administrations. The discussion stressed the need to speed up the mail processing and delivery chain, and keep pace with the rapid changes in the transport and logistics sector, as well as support the development of small and medium enterprises through easier import and export procedures in order to boost global trade through e-commerce and improved parcel services."

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