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Oct 09

WORLD POST DAY TO BE FEATURED ON WORKING FOR YOU ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 09, 2018 (SKNIS) —World Post Day, which is celebrated annually on October 9, will be the topic of discussion on the weekly radio and television programme “Working for You” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

The panelists will be Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Posts, Sharon Rattan; Postmaster General of the St. Kitts and Nevis Postal Services, Dario Gill; Deputy Postmaster General of the St. Kitts and Nevis Postal Services, Darrien Veira; and Acting Supervisor of EMS, Parcel Post and GPO Pack, Angela Samuel Liburd.

The panelists will engage in a discussion about “Innovation, Integration, Inclusion” at the St. Kitts and Nevis Postal Services including its courier service and ASYCUDA (Automated System for Customs Data) training. Activities emanating from World Post Day 2018 will also be discussed.

According to the United Nations, World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9 October, the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern. It was declared World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan in 1969. Since then, countries across the world participate annually in the celebrations. The Posts in many countries use the event to introduce or promote new postal products and services.

In 2015 countries all over the world committed themselves to working together towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to end extreme poverty and hunger, fight inequality and injustice, and take action to reverse climate change–to name just some of these 17 agreed new Goals. Playing its part in this global effort, the Post today has a more relevant role than ever by providing infrastructure for development.

Hosted by Lesroy Williams, “Working for You” offers news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity Administration, which has pledged transparency, accountability, good governance and a fair share for all citizens of the Federation.

The programme features government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials who will provide you with timely, relevant and accurate information as it relates to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis

“Working for You” is carried live every Wednesday on ZIZ, WinnFM and Sugar City Rock from 1:30-3:00 pm and rebroadcast on Freedom FM, Von Radio on Thursdays from 7:30-9:00am and 10:30-12:00pm respectively, and CBN-Radio on Sundays from 5:00-6:30pm. The programme is also streamed live on the SKNIS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sknismedia/

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