Bangladesh Post Office

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Bangladesh Post Office
বাংলাদেশ ডাক বিভাগ
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Logo of Bangladesh Post Office
Postal Authority overview
Type Agency of the Government of Bangladesh
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Motto Service is the exemplary
Postal Authority executive Nayeb Delowar Hossain, Director General
Parent department Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (Bangladesh)
Website Bangladesh Post Office

The Bangladesh Post Office (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ ডাক বিভাগ) is responsible for providing postal service in Bangladesh. It is an attached department of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (Bangladesh). This ministry is concerned with the policymaking for its two attached departments.

General Post Office in Dhaka
A Post Box in Khagrachari

The Bangladesh Post office is dedicated to provide a wide range of postal products and public services. It is the premier national postal communication service holding together a vast country with a large population. Bangladesh Post Office is committed to provide a speedy, reliable and regular service to the people of all walks of life at a reasonable cost.

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The Main Services of the Bangladesh post office are to mail Letters, Post Cards, Parcel, News Paper & Periodicals and Book or Packet. The general delivery time is 2–3 days depending upon the distance and communication of destination. Registration makes the transmission of an article more secure.

Electronic Money Transfer Service (EMTS) is one of the service which started operations 26 March 2010. This service was commercially launched in a limited scope (in 104 post offices) on 10 May 2010. However, in response of overwhelming demand, this service has now been expanded in 2750 post offices throughout the country including all district Head Post Offices, Upazila and important/busy rural Post Offices. This service has got wide acceptability and popularity within a short period of time, which can be regarded as a significant achievement of the present government.[1]

Postal Cash Card is a debit card. Start operation at 26 March 2010. Now available at all district, upazilla and important/selected post offices. Purchase a postal cash card will cost BDT 45.00 which includes minimum balance of BDT 10.00. No yearly charge or profit/interest against customer balance. Service: Cash in, Cash out, Balance transfer to other card, Transaction with POS & ATM located at post offices or QCASH marked POS/ATM booths.[2]

E-Post[edit]

Electronic Mail Service was introduced as "E-Post" from 16 Aug 2000. The ePost service enabled people to send and receive messages or scanned images through e-mail from selected Post offices in the country. This service is now available in 16 Head Post offices, namely Dhaka GPO, Chittagong GPO, Sylhet HPO, Moulavibazar HPO, Feni HPO and Comilla HPO. Noakhali HPO, Mymensingh HPO, Jessore HPO, Kushtia HPO, Barisal HPO, Bogra HPO, Sirajgonj HPO [3]

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