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News Briefs: Postal checks tighter

News Briefs: Postal checks tighter

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications issued a circular on October 6 mandating

tighter security on goods imported and exported through the postal service. Post

office workers and custom officials will cooperate to prevent terrorist activities

through the mail. Suspicious incoming items will be checked at a postal department

handling international parcels. The packages will be opened by custom officers and

postal workers. The regulation also allows the post office to collect taxes on imported

and exported goods.

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