Postal Affairs Generated L$23.6m, US$72.2K In 2014

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(LINA) -The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in 2014 generated L$23. 6 million, and US$72, 268 from postal activities at its various offices across the country.

According to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications 2014 Annual
report, the amount was raised from the sale of stamps, institutional mail, home mail, post shop and Expedited Mail Service (EMS).

The report said the Ministry contributed to the Government of Liberia budget the sum of L$5,924,700 and US$6,000.

The report stressed that the delivery of mail and mailable items in rural Liberia has been one component of the Ministry’s Postal Expansion drive.

It noted that a dialogue was concluded with the Foreign Mission of the People’s Republic of China, resulting to the donation of eight motorbikes.

The bikes are currently deployed in Nimba, Lofa, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Gedeh and Bomi Counties to promote the decentralization of services in line with government’s Deconcentration policy.