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World Post Day October 9

Today we will tell you today is national what day.  Every year, World Post Day is celebrated on 9 October, the anniversary of the founding of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Bern, the capital of Switzerland in 1874. This day was declared World Post Day by a decision taken at the Tokyo 1969 Congress. Since then, countries around the world have been celebrating this event together year after year. Positions in many countries seize the opportunity to launch or promote new postal products and services.

World Post Day October 9

World Post Day October 9

In most countries, philatelic exhibitions are organized during this period. Commemorative stamps are issued on October 9th as well as a date stamp. Other events include the organization of open houses in post offices, sorting centers and postal museums, holding conferences, seminars and workshops, and organizing events cultural, sporting and other recreational.

Every year, posts from all over the world receive the message from the UPU Director General, which is read during the celebrations of World Post Day and reproduced in the media.

For 35 years, in collaboration with UNESCO, the UPU is organizing an International Letter Writing Competition for young people. Most of the participating positions take advantage of World Post Day to present their awards to the winners of the contest.

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