Pakistan Post celebrated World Post Day on October 9, 2023, with a ceremony held at the General Post Office (GPO) in Islamabad. The ceremony was attended by senior officials of Pakistan Post, representatives of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), and members of the media.
The theme of World Post Day 2023 was “Post for the Planet”. The ceremony highlighted the role of postal services in promoting sustainable development and environmental protection.
In his speech, the Director General of Pakistan Post, Khalid Javed, said that Pakistan Post is committed to playing its role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He said that Pakistan Post is working on a number of initiatives to reduce its environmental impact, such as using electric vehicles for mail delivery and planting trees at post offices.
The ceremony also featured a number of cultural performances and a photo exhibition showcasing the history of Pakistan Post.
World Post Day By Pakistan Post is celebrated annually on October 9 to commemorate the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874. The UPU is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is responsible for coordinating postal services between member countries.