World Post Day 2020 - World Post Day History, Importance, Wishes and Significant Facts

Updated: Oct 09,2020 11:27 GMT

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World Post Day - World Post Day is observed on 9th of October each year as the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) which was the start of the global communication revolution, introducing the ability to write letters. Read on to know more about the World Post day, its importance and description.

World Post Day 2020

World Post Day is observed on 9th of October each year, the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which was started in 1874 in Switzerland. The Universal Postal Union was the beginning of the global communication revolution, introducing the ability of writing letters to others all over the world. World Post Day was started in 1969. Countries all over the world participate in the celebrations of World Post Day to highlight the importance of postal services in communication. Many activities happen on the World Post Day worldwide.

What is the History of World Post Day?

The United Postal Union was started in 1874 in Switzerland. It was marked as the start of the global revolution of introducing the ability to write letters to one another all over the world. The declaration of World Post day was held on 9th of October 1969 in Tokyo, Japan by the UPU Congress. Every year World Post Day is observed on 9th of October since then, on the anniversary of the United Postal Union (UPU). The day is celebrated worldwide since then to highlight the significance of the postal services in the communication channel. Post services have been in operation for many centuries now. From long back, people wrote and sent letters to each other. From the early 1600s the first national postal system started springing up in many countries.

Celebrations of World Post day

 Countries all over the world participate in the celebrations of World Post day. So many activities happen on this day in countries all over the world. The activities are based on the fact to highlight the relevance of the postal services. In many countries, post offices hold special stamp collection exhibitions, there are open days at postal measures and they also organize various workshops on postal history. The Universal Postal Union (UPU) also organizes an international letter writing competition worldwide for youth generation. The day is very important and is being observed in countries by various means and ways to signify the importance of postal services.

Important declarations For World Post day

In the year 2015, countries all over the world committed themselves to work together towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (17 agreed new goals). The aim of these goals is to end poverty and hunger, fight inequality and injustice, take actions to reverse the effects of climate change are some of the goals. The goal was based on the fact that Post today plays a more important role than ever by providing infrastructure for the development of the countries and also globally. The event is used as an opportunity to introduce and promote new post related products and services.

What is the theme of World Post day 2020?

There is no such theme to celebrate World Post Day. The Universal Postal Union works to increase awareness on this special day by organizing various activities. Events including designing and distribution of posters around the world happen. There is no particular theme to celebrate World Post Day but the celebrations are based on the innovation, integration and inclusion of the postal services all over the world. The day is meant to make everyone aware about the importance of postal services and products in the communication process.

Quotes and Wishes for World Post Day

“Postal services play a major role in the daily life of human beings by making a high level of access to digital communication. Honour them. Wish you a very happy World Post Day”

“Increase the awareness amongst people about the postal sector role for people and businesses and celebrate this day. Best wishes on this occasion of World Post day”

“Let the people know about the contribution of postal services towards the social and economic development of the countries on this day. Wish you a very happy World Post Day”

“Celebrate World Post Day and encourage the countries worldwide to carry out various activities to generate big awareness among people and media about his role and activities on a national level. Happy World Post Day”

“Without the services of post offices, it would be very difficult for the world to stay connected and be one. Honour It. Wish you a very happy World Post Day”

“Postal workers dedicate their lives to help people. Dedicate this day to honour and respect them. Best wishes to you on the occasion of World Post day”

“The postal service’s stand firm by holding humanity together and keeping them connected. Make them stronger and celebrate this day. Best wishes to you on this occasion of World Post Day”

“Stand together and make our nations stronger by raising information about the important role of postal services and products in our society. Wish you a very happy World Post day”

“In today’s world, the internet creates as well as destroys whereas a post always just gives. Honour this fact on this day. Best wishes to you on this occasion of World Post day”

“Our post office services are a vital part of our nation’s infrastructure. Savour it. Wish you a very happy World Post Day”

World Post Day - FAQ's

1. World Post Day is celebrated on which day?

World Post Day is celebrated on 9th of October each year, the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU). Countries all across the world participate in the celebrations.

2. Is there any theme to celebrate World Post day?

The celebrations of World Post day are planned to create awareness about this special day by designing and distributing posters worldwide. There is no particular theme.

3. How do they celebrate World Post day?

On this special day people take time to write and send letters to a loved one, a family member, or any close friend. Various activities and exhibitions are organized to celebrate the day.


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