Director General Salutes Postal Workers
Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 12th , 2020 (ZIZ News):
Meanwhile, to commemorate World Post Day 2020, Post Master General Dario Gill delivered the message of the Director General Of The Universal Postal Union Bishar Hussein.
He highlighted the need to recognise the “incredible sacrifices made by the postal operators and their staff during the global Covid 19 pandemic.
He said these workers were deemed essential staff as they labored hard to deliver the mail.
“I salute the bravery and dedication of the millions of postal workers who continued to deliver when faced with global disruption.
You have made this industry and the world proud—I stand in awe of your many achievements.
Through airline stoppages, border closures, outbreaks in sorting offices and elsewhere, the mail was kept moving. “
He said Innovation and creativity were the hallmarks of this new period and spoke of the significance of World Post Day.
Despite the many challenges, we have collectively upheld our duty to the universal service obligation calling for postal deliveries to everyone on this planet, no matter their location.
World Post Day is a fitting day to pay tribute to our member countries, postal operators, postal workers and everyone else involved in delivering the mail.
The message ended by saying “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. “