The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and the British Royal Mail today signed a memo of understanding (MoU) for the modernization of Qatar Postal Services Company (Q-Post), on the sidelines of the third edition of Qatar ICT Conference and Exhibition “QITCOM 2014” The MoU was signed by Faleh Al-Naemi from the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and Stan Kozlowski, Head of BPCS & Regional Director, Emerging Countries, Royal Mail International.
Aimed at Q-Post modernization, the purpose of this MOU is to formalize the two Parties’ intentions and lay down the basis of the intended cooperation in furtherance of those intentions, in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of their respective countries, and based on equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.
According to the MOU, Q-Post and Royal Mail will work together in furtherance of encouraging the development of mutual cooperation and exchanges, till such time as more definitive contractual obligations shall have been arrived at, for the realization of the objectives of the agreement.
“I’m pleased to announce the signing of this MOU with Royal Mail, which enjoys a great experience in postal services provision for over 300 years. This MoU aims at enhancing Qatar’s postal services for the benefit of individuals and businesses,” said Al-Naemi of the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.
“This MoU will help reinforce our mutual cooperation in this field and modernize Q-Post toward providing high-quality postal services,” he added.
“With the help of Royal Mail,” he continued, “This MoU will work towards enhancing the skills and capabilities for Q-Post management as well as provide training for functional and technical skills of Q-Post staff. The MoU includes using Royal Mail strategic assistance in implementation of Q-Post’s strategic transformation plan and achievement of the aspired service.”
Source : Qatar News Agency