Postal Corporation of Kenya ISO certified

February 9, 2011

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 9 – The Postal Corporation of Kenya is working at increasing the number of public-private partnerships by engaging with both government agencies and NGOs, to take advantage of their vast network.

Postmaster General Hussein Ali said they will utilise technological advancements for the benefit of the industry.

He was speaking while receiving ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management systems.

"This achievement has greatly raised the corporation profile and motivation. Our workers will be most delighted to offer you a variety of products and services that are readily available in our network. We look forward in bolstering the growth of our mail and courier services, both at the local and at the international courier level," Major General Ali said.

He further said that as a business that is reliant on Quality Management Systems, the ISO Certification is a signal to the world and their clients that PCK is determined to maintain international standards in all their undertakings.

Information and Communication Minister Samuel Poghisio said the certification comes at a time when the government\’s key focus is towards ensuring that all government ministries, departments and agencies acquire the ISO certification.

"The certification comes at a time when the government\’s key focus is geared towards assuring that all ministries acquire the ISO standards.

"The Postal Corporation of Kenya has made sustained efforts towards development of an effective local postal network thus immensely contributing to the growth of our economy" he said.

Mr Poghisio further added that the PCK has gained recognition both within the local and international communications industry and the achievement of being awarded the ISO standard will enhance PCK\’s relevance at the market front.

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