This day commemorates the anniversary of the establishment of the  Universal Postal Union in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland.

This day creates awareness about the role of the postal sector in the everyday activities of people its contribution to social and economic development.

On this day, several countries introduce or promote new postal products and services.

Key Points:

i.When: In 1969, October 9 was declared as World Post Day by Universal Postal Union Congress held in Tokyo, Japan. This day commemorates the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland.

ii.Why:This day creates awareness about the role of postal sector in the everyday activities of people its contribution to the social and economic development.

iii. On this day, several countries introduce or promote new postal products and services.

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