China Celebrates World Post Day2012-10-12Chinese provincial governments and postal bureaus across the country celebrated World Post Day on October 9, 2012, with a variety of different activities.
The Hubei Post collaborated with the News and Broadcast College of Wuhan University to host a forum on postal and media innovation and development. The two sides also signed an agreement for future strategic cooperation efforts.
World Post Day also saw China Post greeting cards sold at Beijing post offices and the first China Post short film made its debut on the Internet. Teachers and students from the Beijing Post Education and Training Center also held a postal themed speaking activity.
The Anhui Post published relevant articles in commemoration of the day, and Henan Post worked with the Luoyang government to release postage stamps and greeting cards decorated with peonies, the official flower of Luoyang, a city in central China's Henan Province.
The Shanxi Post launched its 2013 China Post Greeting Card and also held the First Greeting Card Culture Festival. The Xinjiang Post made use of several postal and social media outlets to raise public awareness of the role that the postal services play in social and economic development. Similar celebrations were also held in the postal bureaus of Gansu Province, Qinghai Province and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.