The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications (MINPOSTEL) Minette Libom Li Likeng, led since last Saturday, a Cameroonian delegation to the work of the 26th Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Istanbul, Turkey.
The debates of that Congress focus on the transformation of postal services to meet changing customer demands and the strengthening of the postal network. They will lead to the adoption of the “World Postal Strategy of Istanbul” and determine the journey of UPU over the next four years.
Already, Deputies adopted a new cooperation plan development for 2017-2020 at a Committee of the 26th Universal Postal Congress. This plan is based on the integration of the UPU development priorities to those corresponding to the United Nations sustainable development goals, particularly in the areas of financial inclusion and trade facilitation.
Cameroon’s Minister of Posts and Telecommunications is the spokesman of Africa to Istanbul in her capacity as current President of the Pan African Postal Union. The 26th Universal Postal Congress, which opened on September 26 continues until October 7, 2016.