PR No. 254 Prime Minister Chairs Meeting On Pakistan Post Islamabad: December 29, 2015

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting on Pakistan Post after inaugurating the upgraded building of GPO Murree today.

The Prime Minister directed the concerned authorities to ensure accessibility and affordability for masses from all parts of the country. The Organization should serve as a vehicle to integrate people from all regions of the country to reflect the true spirit of federation, he added.

The Prime Minister said that given its large footprint across the country, the Pakistan Post should be centre of community service. He directed that Pakistan Post should explore new avenues for investment while applying modern technology to make service delivery efficient, cost effective and people friendly.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister was briefed by Secretary Communication and Director General Pakistan Post on reforms being carried by Pakistan Post.

The Prime Minister was informed that reforming Pakistan Post has been necessitated by drying resources, new opportunities & technology and new avenues of investment across the country.

The Prime Minister approved in principle the proposal of introducing Mobile Money Solution scheme through Public Private Partnership and establishment of Pakistan Post Logistic Company as a joint venture.