US drops plan to withdraw from UN agency

METRO PLUS

Many feared dead as explosion rocks Benue community [PHOTOS]

Scores have been reportedly killed in a fuel tanker explosion at the Amoke village of Apa Local Government Area in Benue State.

Osun: One dead, children, others injured as masquerades attack Muslims

At least, one person has been confirmed dead while about 12 persons, including children sustained gunshot injuries in a clash that ensued...

4 confirmed dead after car hit six pedestrians in Yola

Four pedestrians have been confirmed dead and two others injured after a car hit them around the Adamawa State capital, Yola.

Two rescued, 12 abducted in Kaduna community

Kaduna Police Command has rescued two persons, while 12 others were abducted by bandits in Kachia local government area of Kaduna State.

Man sets in-law’s house ablaze in Jigawa

A 40-year-old man, Ibrahim Musa has set his in-law’s house ablaze at Kuzoyara village, Birniwa local Government area of Jigawa State.

Following a meeting with the President of the United States, Donald Trump, the Director General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), Bishar A. Hussein, has made public the letter revoking the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UN specialized agency for postal matters.

David Dadge, UPU Manager, Communication and Events Programme, made the announcement in a statement released in Washington on Wednesday.

Mr Hussein thanked President Trump for his warm welcome and generous hospitality.

He said, “I am convinced that the maintenance of the worldwide postal system is a victory for everyone on this planet.

“It is to the great credit of the United States of America, and in particular, the Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, Dr Peter Navarro; the delegations of many other countries; and my negotiating team that we managed to find a compromise,” Mr. Hussein added.

Dated 10 October, 2019, the letter addressed to Mr. Hussein states, “Accordingly, the denunciation shall not take effect and the United States shall remain a party to the UPU Constitution and a member of the Universal Postal Union.”

The UPU is a UN specialized agency with its headquarters in the Swiss capital Berne. Established in 1874, it is one of the world’s oldest international organizations and is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players.

Sign up to FREE email alerts from Tribunepoint Weekly - Daily News

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.

- Advertisement -

Read Also

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Buhari’s assent to PIB lack of respect for Nigerians – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate amendment of the new Petroleum Industry Act Bill recently approved by President...

‘He was in good health, great spirits’ – Saraki reacts to death of Ibrahim Mantu

Immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the death of Ibrahim Mantu, a former Deputy Senate...

Buhari mourns ex-Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, joining the Plateau State Government and indigenes...

Anambra 2021: Soludo remains APGA Guber candidate – Ex-CBN boss’ spokesman, Pauly Onyeka insists

The camp of former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor Prof. Charles Soludo, has rubbished the recent court orders declaring Chuma Umeoji...

Kwara APC crisis: Parallel congresses imminent on Saturday

There are strong indications that parallel congresses will be held by the two major warring factions of the All Progressives Congress in...