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Afghanistan’s Postal Services Partially Digitalized

12 Apr 2019 Wadsam Afghanistan Business News

Most of the offices of Afghan Post, the national postal organization, are now able to provide online services after being connected to the fiber optic network.

This is part of a one-year project that has cost

USD 900,000. In the future phases of the project, provincial offices of Afghan

Post will also be connected.

The Afghan Post Chairman Ahmad Wahid Wais said

customers are able to track their parcels’ status online through a tracking

number.

He added that each customer receives a card

and a number through which they can have access to their mail boxes, which previously

required physical locks and keys.

Customers can pay post office fees and charges

through their banks.

The future phases of the project include

development of an application for Afghan Post which will enable customers to

monitor and track their posts via their smartphones. The project will offer

money transfer services as well.

Afghan Post provides postal collection and

delivery services both domestically and internationally through 463 post

offices around the country.

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