In this article, we will provide you with information on the Maldives post offices. Maldives postal services were almost nil, until the establishment of Maldives Post Limited (MPL) in 1994. It is owned by the Maldivian government. It was set for the purpose of providing postal communication services ranging from letters and parcel mails to express delivery services, financial and agency services etc.
MPL is playing the role of a public postal service operator, who is
handed the responsibility of providing domestic and international
postal services to the people. To meet the growing needs of
customers, network expansion is taking place. To cater to the basic
postal needs, a nationwide operation was launched by the opening of
an Agency Post Office (APO) on every inhabited island.
Maldives is served by the General Post Office (GPO), which
has its office in the MPL Headquarters in Male. Apart from that,
today, there are about 215 agency post offices and 9 regional post
offices in Maldives. The initiation of postal services in Maldives
also lead to the setting up of the international Postal Link with a
couple of countries on bilateral basis. After having obtained
membership in Universal Postal Union (UPU), its scope has been
widened to include all the UPU member countries.