Emirates Post opens 80th office

DUBAI — Emirates Post has opened a new post-office in Al Mudam area of Sharjah. This is the 80th post office in the Emirates Post network.

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Published: Fri 23 Dec 2005, 11:10 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:25 PM

The new post office, located near the Al Mudam Square, opposite Al Mudam Police Station, was inaugurated by Mohammed bin Shaker, Assistant Director-General, Zones, Emirates Post, in the presence of Salem Obaid Al Mayala, Director of Al Mudam Municipality, Abdullah Salem Busamno, Director of 3rd Postal Zone and Mohaiyer Ali Salem, member of Al Mudam Municipality Council.

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