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Emirates Post canvases support for amended terminal dues system at Pan African Postal Union meeting.

Summary: Emirates Post made a strong case for amendments to Universal Postal UnionCOs new Terminal Dues system (that fixes the postal charges to be paid by individual countries for international mail) at the recent meeting of the Pan African Postal Union (PAPU) in Cairo.

Emirates Post canvases support for amended terminal dues system at Pan African Postal Union meetingEmirates Post made a strong case for amendments to Universal Postal UnionCOs new Terminal Dues system (that fixes the postal charges to be paid by individual countries for international mail) at the recent meeting of the Pan African Postal Union (PAPU) in Cairo.Acting on behalf of Arab postal corporations, Emirates Post highlighted the unfair clauses in the system and introduced the delegates to the amendments suggested by Emirates Post and other like-minded postal bodies. The new terminal dues system is to be put to vote at the UPU (Universal Postal Union) Congress in Geneva later this month. The 43 countries of PAPU can make a difference by casting their vote in favour of the amendments.Mr. Nasser Qadoumi, Postal Operations Consultant, Emirates Post, urged PAPU members to remain united on the issue, and support the move for a more equitable terminal dues system that will benefit developing countries and also take into consideration the plight of under-developed countries.Commenting on Emirates PostCOs stand on the terminal dues issue, Mr. Ibrahim Bin Karam, CEO of Emirates Post, said, C[pounds sterling]As the Arab countries have appointed Emirates Post to campaign for an amended terminal dues system, we are doing our utmost to seek support from all quarters, especially the powerful PAPU. In this meeting, we succeeded in convincing the African countries on the need to have a fair terminal dues system.C[yen]Emirates Post was invited by PAPU to make a presentation on the terminal dues system at the 7th ordinary session of PAPU plenipotentiary conference.A[umlaut] 2008 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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