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World Post Day 2020: "We Have Always Delivered," Says World Postal Body

World Post Day is observed every year on October 9. Before the digital communication came into our lives, sending letters by post was the only option and if it was an urgent message – it was the telegraph, which revolutionized long-distance communication.
World Post Day 2020: "We Have Always Delivered," Says World Postal Body
World Post Day 2020: "We Have Always Delivered," Says World Postal Body

World Post Day also called World Post Office Day, is observed every year on October 9 and marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPC) which was formatted 1874 in Switzerland. It is an awareness campaign about the role and importance of postal services in the lives of people. It was mooted by and an Indian Anand Mohan in 1969 at Universal Postal Union Congress in Tokyo, Japan.

It worked by transmitting electrical signals over a wire laid between stations. World Post Day was declared by the 1969 Universal Postal Congress in Tokyo to mark the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) creation in 1874.We celebrate World Post Day to bring awareness about the role of people engaged in postal services.

Historically posts have a big contribution to the development of businesses and economic activities globally. Universal Postal Union (UPU) paved the way for efficient postal services and it became an agency of the United Nations in 1948.

On World Post Day, the UPU organised online letter writing competitions. A few interesting letters were shared on Importance of ‘Post Office Day’-
At present postal services have come a long way. From letters being sent to people in horseback, Hand-delivered to evolving into full fledged post offices and letterboxes spread across cities and town to get the message across. World Post Day is celebrated every year in more than 150 countries. It’s day when new postal products and services are promoted.


“We all need to recognize the incredible sacrifices made by postal operators and their staff during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Deemed essential staff as the pandemic raged furiously across the world, these postal workers labored hard to deliver the mail. Some workers tragically lost their lives; others confronted life-changing damage to their health. Many more suffered in numerous other ways…,” Director General of the Universal Postal Union, Bishar Hussein said in his message on World Post Day.

“Since our earliest beginnings, we have overcome wars, natural disasters and pestilence. We have always delivered. The year 2020, however, was the year that the postal industry showed the world
its resilience, its determination, and the invaluable role it plays in every society. We showed we are more than mail,” Mr the UPU Director General added.

Postal services across the world played a key role in reaching out to people amid the pandemic. Life-saving medicines and protective equipment were delivered on time in remote corners.

World Post Day is a great opportunity to pay tribute to the postal operators, postal workers and everyone else involved in delivering mails

World Post Day Quotes

World Post Day is a wonderful day to get some quotes, know about those, and send it to others. Due to the fact, many of you search for some outstanding quotes on this day. We are going to provide some best quotes for you below.

  1. The postal service is a vitally important institution for the American people. It must be saved.
  2. The postal service is huge- employing more than a half million people- and its history is long and complicated.
  3. More than an actor, I am a performer….. I am a great believer- honestly so, shamelessly so, vulgarly so- that cinema is for entertainment. If you want to send messages, there is the postal service.
  4. There are major efforts being made to dismantle Social Security, the public schools, the post office – anything that benefits the population has to be dismantled. Efforts against the U.S. Postal Service are particularly surreal.
  5. There are more pompous, arrogant, self-centered, mediocre-type people running corporate America who should be sent out on some postal route delivering mail.
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