The Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the renewal of contract for mailing transactions between the two agencies.
The agreement was signed by Postmaster General Josefina M. Dela Cruz in behalf of Philpost while Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima signed for the DOJ. PMG Dela Cruz acknowledged the Department of Justice as a valuable partner in the public sector spanning more than a century of postal service to the Justice Department.
She also stressed that PhilPost has come up with innovative projects to provide value added services to its clients to effectively deliver mails and parcels anywhere in the country and abroad.
“We are more than hopeful that we can position ourselves competitively in the market, as now a logistic company, and attain our goals of efficient and honest postal service to the public“, Postmaster General Dela Cruz said.
The Justice Department offers to pay PhilPost for its franking privileges (free mails) except those provided for under the Commonwealth Act. No.265.
Under the MOA, the Office of the Secretary of Justice will pay PhilPost a total of P5.6 million annually for the delivery of international and domestic mails for the year 2012.
The mails being sent by DOJ shall indicate on the upper right hand portion of the envelope “Office of the Secretary of Justice” per MOA between PhilPost and the office of the Secretary of Justice.