Murad Saeed, Federal Minister for Postal Services and Communication on Wednesday announced that the pensioners of the Pakistan Post will be given a debit card facility till December 25.
On 145th Wold Post Day, Murad Saeed said in a ceremony at Postal Staff College that debit card facility will not only provide instant cash to old citizens besides making it easier for them to cash their pensions by avoiding standing in long queues. “This service will help boost the revenue for the post besides pointing out the ‘Ghost Pensioners’ of the department”.
Further, he announced 35,000 internships for youth where they can register themselves with Pakistan Post as pick and drop facility.
“With the help of all the innovative steps that we are taking, Pakistan Post will be the biggest contributor to the economy in the next three years”, the minister hoped.
With regard to vacancies in the postal department, he stated that postal department generated a turnover of 300% in volume with the same staff and provided rather cheap and fast services to the public.
Federal Secretary of Postal Services Hamid Haroon also attended the ceremony, stressed that the importance of the use of technology in postal service has become optimal. The world is witnessing the change in the field of communication and Pakistan Post was not lagging behind the other courier services.