Doha, September 24 (QNA) – Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Public Key Infrastructure Mohammed Jamil bin Ahmed Al Mulla, who is also Chairman of the Saudi Postal Corporation, said that the 25th Universal Postal Congress allowed experts to hold discussions about the industry that could meet the needs of the market in different regions.
Speaking at the Congress’ opening ceremony the Minister said that the technological advancements have prompted customers to demand a postal service that was equal in speed and efficiency to that of the internet. He said that postal services as a result must adapt to the new technological advancements and find ways to further boost its efficiency.
Al Mulla praised the Universal Postal Union for working on the”Doha Strategy”, which includes a number of goals and missions that would help develop the postal sector significantly.
Concluding his speech, the Chairman of the Saudi Postal Corporation thanked the State of Qatar for hosting the congress. Qatar is the first GCC country to host the Universal Postal Congress and the second Arab country, after Egypt which hosted the event in 1934. (QNA)