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ICT minister to help Posta beat competition

By Vision Reporter

Added 9th July 2006 03:00 AM

DOCTOR Ham Mulira, the ICT minister, has pledged to support Posta Uganda to be competitive and increase its profitability.

DOCTOR Ham Mulira, the ICT minister, has pledged to support Posta Uganda to be competitive and increase its profitability.

By Charles Musisi
DOCTOR Ham Mulira, the ICT minister, has pledged to support Posta Uganda to be competitive and increase its profitability.
“Soon, bills for the cyber laws will be tabled in parliament to create a legal framework for ICT in the country. We shall work together to give Posta Uganda all the necessary support. You have the passion to succeed and that is paramount,” Mulira said.
He was addressing Posta’s management and board members at the General Post Office on Kampala Road last week.
The minister commended Posta Uganda for facilitating communication.
He advised the management to be innovative and provide more services.
Mulira, on his maiden visit, was accompanied by his state minister, Alintuma Nsambu.
, the state minister for ICT. Hajjati Aisha Lubega, the chairperson, board of directors and the acting managing director of Posta Uganda, Winston Sibo, took the ministers on a guided tour of the company.
Lubega said Posta Uganda was struggling to remain relevant in the market.
“Posta has embraced wide postal reforms and is determined to become a one stop communication solution provider to all Ugandans”, Lubega said.
In the last four years, Posta has introduced new services such as a computerized mail track and tracing system, electronic money transfer, E-mail services and physical delivery of mail.
Posta Uganda, a parastatal that provides postal services, was formed in 1998. The company launched reforms in 2000 in a drive to improve its image, consequently it made a profit of sh.180 million in 2004 – 2005 financial year.
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ICT minister to help Posta beat competition

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