Above is the symbol of WPD for the next three years.
World Post Day is said to "give governments and Posts an opportunity to demonstrate just how much the ever-expanding range of postal services contributes to national economic growth."
The Universal Postal Union's was established in 1874 in Bern -the Swiss capital. It was declared World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo (Japan), in 1969.
It aims at making people aware of the importance of the role played by the postal sector in people's everyday lives and work. Below you can view a few stamps celebrating World Post Day : from Luxemburgh / Syria / Poland / South Africa.
(1) : Mail box photo by tricky TM
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