Minister of Transportation Meets Director General of the Universal Postal Union Ambassador Bishar Abdirahman

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s latest moves in developing a new Post Law were praised by a top international official

19th April 2014

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s latest moves in developing a new Post Law were praised by a top international official attending the Second ICAO–WCO Joint Conference on Enhancing Air Cargo Security and Facilitation, which kicked off in Manama this morning.

His Excellency Minister of Transportation Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed met with the Director General of the Universal Postal Union Ambassador Bishar Abdirahman on the sidelines of the event which was held under the patronage of His Excellency Minister of Interior Lt-General Shaikh Rashed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and organized jointly between MoT and Customs Affairs.

During the meeting, areas of bilateral cooperation in postal services were discussed. Ambassador Hussein expressed the organisation’s willingness to partner with Bahrain Post, part of MoT, by providing technical assistance and support in areas central to the development of the postal industry in Bahrain. He praised the Kingdom’s recent moves in introducing a new law to govern and regulate the sector, and expressed his confidence in MoT’s regulatory role which will ensure that the postal services in the Kingdom are enhanced in line with global standards.

On his part, His Excellency the Minister of Transportation thanked Ambassador for attending the Second ICAO–WCO Joint Conference on Enhancing Air Cargo Security and Facilitation and reiterated Bahrain Post’s commitment to working closely with the organization to make postal services more efficient and competitive in the Kingdom.

The meeting was attended by the Ministry of Transportation’s Assistant Undersecretary for Postal Affairs Shaikh Bader bin Khalifa Al Khalifa.

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