The World Postal Day was celebrated on a grand scale in Sri Lanka.
The members of staff who rendered maximum service for an efficient postal service were felicitated at the National Postal Day function. Addressing the function Minister Jeevan Kumaratunge said that the Postal Service would be streamlined to assist the journey launched by the government to steer the country towards victory. A special award was presented to the ITN, appreciating its service for the promotion of the Postal Service. Deputy Minister Duminda Dissanayake, Post Master General M.K. B. Dissanayake and other high ranking officials participated in the function.