Celebrating Of World Post Day

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology celebrated the World Post Day during a splendid ceremony held on Saturday, October 13, 2018

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Shahzad Aryobee attended the event along with the Leadership of MCIT, government officials, the Ambassador of China to Kabul, the officials of postal service companies, media and Afghan Post employees.

The purpose of World Post Day is to bring awareness to the Post’s role in the everyday lives of people and businesses, as well as its contribution to global social and economic development.

Minister of Communications and Information Technology, stated in his speech that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is in the effort to expand the modern postal services throughout the country. He mentioned that passports are currently delivering to customers through postal offices across Afghanistan, a number of documents are also sent through branches of post offices.

According to Aryobee the postal services revenues of the ministry from the beginning of the fiscal year have reached 700 million AFN, and by the end of the fiscal year, the postal revenues would reach nearly 1 billion AFN, which suggests manifold increases in comparison with previous years.

The minister Aryobee further said: that while several postal services companies have been licensed for the current year, In spite of this, in order to establish a market for postal services in the country and to attract private sector investment MCIT has finalized the law on the administration and regulation of postal services and submitted it to the Parliament.

The Ministry of Communications is committed to updating and digitizing postal services, starting e-commerce and online shopping services, and thus the process of modernization the post offices is seriously proceeding in Kabul.