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UPU

N ABBR =Universal Post UnionUPU f
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Members of the 192-member United Nations body will gather on September 25 and 26 in Geneva, Switzerland in only the third "extraordinary Congress" in UPU history.
The best letter of Kamran Imran, Class IV-A FG Junior Public school Buller Lines Chaklala, Rawalpindi has been sent to the International Bureau of Universal Postal Union (UPU) Berne, Switzerland for inclusion in the competition organized by the UPU.
Now in its 48th year, the prestigious competition is organised by Emirates Post as part of the global activity of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations body that oversees the world's post.
The pilot project aims to further strengthen co-operation between the Tunisian Post and the Universal Postal Union "UPU" for the implementation of a Regional Hub for North Africa dedicated to the exchange of E-commerce-related postal items Ecom @ Africa.
The official said the best letter (English version only) will be sent to the UPU where a jury would select winners to be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals bearing relevant inscription and their names as well as albums of the official postage stamps.
President-General of UPU, Chief Joe Orode Omene, at the occasion, warned that the Urhobo nation would not bow to any form of intimidation whether from individuals or government.
The way the UPU is structured, "developing countries," a category that still includes China, are allowed to pay far lower rates than "developed countries," such as the United States, to ship goods via mail.
The UPU, which is based in Berne, Switzerland, confirmed that it received official notice of the US plans.
"The Department of State will also file notice that the United States will withdraw from the UPU," she added.
The UPU is a 144-year-old United Nations treaty that coordinates international postal policies.
Chara Phoka, a pupil from Larnaca, received the gold medal during a ceremony at UPU's Berne headquarters on Tuesday.
Reforms in the structure of the UPU, changes in the system of membership in the organization, changes in the UPU for postal operations and other issues were discussed and the final acts were adopted at the congress.