Every year World Post Day is celebrated on October 9 dedicating the day to the postal services, however, amid the pandemic, it becomes important now more than an effort to appreciate the tireless efforts of the postal service workers. The day was first declared at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan when the proposal was submitted by Shri Anand Mohan Narula, a member of the Indian delegation. Ever since then, World Post Day has been celebrated all over the world to highlight the importance of postal services. Netizens are taking to Twitter to share HD images, posts, greetings and wishes to celebrate the. The UN Secretary-General sent across a message for the tireless workers that goes: "On World Post Day, I thank postal workers and postal operators for your efforts, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The United Nations will continue to build on our partnership with you and the Universal Postal Union in our efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development." 500 More Post Offices in Bengal Will Have CSC: PMG. 

On this day the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern is celebrated and it sees countries across the world participate annually in the celebrations. Take a look at some of the best wishes, greetings, HD images, posts, GIFs, images and statuses shared by netizens online:

Happy World Post Day

The UN Says Thank You!

Dakiya Daak Laya

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According to the UN, In 2015 countries all over the world committed themselves to work together and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The idea is to end extreme poverty and hunger, fight inequality and injustice, and take action to reverse climate change - to name just some of these 17 agreed new Goals. Playing its part in this global effort, the Post today has a more relevant role than ever by providing infrastructure for development.

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