The charter for Governmental Postal Organization was presented to Islamic Parliament which after enactment, the background for separating the duties of Post Company into governmental and private sections will provide.
Public Relations of ICT ministry reported; Dr. Mohammad Hasan Nami, the acting minister of Communication and Information Technology stated that: after final enactment of this charter in Parliament, the necessary background will provide in order to assign activities areas in this zone which define which sections remain in hand of governmental guardians and which ones surrender to private sections. After establishing Iran Post Governmental Organization, this company will divide into 2 sections: governmental and non-governmental in which the necessary ground and condition will provided in order to grant controlling charges to private sectors, he added. Before this, the First Mobile Operator’s (Hamrah e Avval) activity license has approved by Regulation Commission and granted to Iran Post Company and this company has been operating based on this license, Naami asserted. ICT Acting Minister also declared that: in this license, expiration date, the first and other operator common services, the way of assigning postal services costs and obligations of foreign shareholding up to 49% and also government income shares are defined. Dr. Nami with pointing to the advantages of privatizing process in Post Company said: we believe that if private sectors presenting services, the qualities increase and the costs decrease. He mentioned that Post plays an important role in country development in different sections and continued: accordingly and in order to improve postal services and utilizing all capacities, we will protect the entrance of private sections to this zone which creates competitive atmosphere in this section and this is considered as one the major plans of this ministry.