India assumed the leadership of the Asian Pacific Postal Union.
India will take over the leadership of the Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) from January 2023. Its headquarter is in Bangkok, Thailand.
Following the successful elections held during the 13th APPU Congress held in Bangkok during August-September 2022, Dr. Vinay Prakash Singh, former Member (Personnel), Postal Service Board, will take over as the General Secretary of the Union for a term of 4 years.
The Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) is an intergovernmental organization of 32 member countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
The APPU aims to expand, facilitate and improve postal relations among the member countries to promote cooperation in the field of postal services.
Shri Vineet Pandey, Secretary, Department of Posts said, “This is the first time an Indian is heading an international organization in the postal sector.