PHLPost leads World Post Day celebration with various activities amid pandemic

Post Office building in Manila (FILE PHOTO)

PASIG, Oct. 9 (PIA) – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) today celebrates World Post Day by encouraging students to write letters online to their beloved teachers and by holding a webinar activity for postal employees in the Central and Eastern Visayas region for the proper use of Filipino language in government official correspondence. 

Amid the pandemic, the PHLPost aims to effectively promote to students the value of gratitude to teachers who have helped them in shaping their future to become better persons in society.

Meanwhile, the online seminar focuses on the proper use of the Filipino language in PHLPost’s official transactions, communications and correspondences, as well as public service undertakings.

Aside from these, PHLPost pays tribute to our modern-day heroes and released special stamps honoring frontline workers who continue to battle the COVID-19.  

The World Post Day was declared by the 1969 Universal Postal Congress in Tokyo as a means to mark the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) creation in 1874.

The celebration aims to bring awareness to the postal service’s role in everyday lives of people and businesses, as well as its contribution to global social and economic development.

Recognizing its relevance in the communication industry, PHLPost is the duly designated national postal operator in the Philippines which has the manpower and the network capability to deliver mails, goods and payment services anywhere in the country and around the world.

PHLPost is an active member of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the primary forum for cooperation of more than192 postal sector players in the world. (PHLPost/PIA-NCR)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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