Siege countries violating postal movement: Minister
09 Aug 2017 - 2:08
Minister of Transport and Communications H E Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti met here yesterday with Bishar Hussein, Director-General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), in response to the complaint the State of Qatar had submitted to the UPU about blockading countries’ infringements on the UPU Constitution and General Regulations, which are the first of their kind in the world and a dangerous precedent to the UPU conventions.
The two officials discussed blockading countries’ violations of UPU systems, particularly Article 4 of UPU conventions relating to freedom of transit of postal items. The meeting also emphasised the postal correspondences is a human right and delivering them to their destinations is a social matter.
The meeting also reviewed cooperation in the field of post and means of furthering enhancing and developing them, as well as boosting relations between Qatar and the UPU.