Media Advisory: Press conference ahead of the UPU’s 4th Extraordinary Congress

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Journalists are invited to cover a press conference ahead of the opening of the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) 4th Extraordinary Congress in Riyadh.

What:   The press conference will cover the main topics to be discussed and decisions to be made during the UPU plenipotentiary meeting, as well as the hosting of the Congress by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.      
Who:     Masahiko Metoki, Director General, Universal Postal Union
              Anef Abanomi, President, Saudi Post

When:  Saturday 30 September 2023, 6 p.m. (AST)

Where: The Ritz-Carlton Symposium, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Area, Makkah Al Mukarramah Rd, Al Hada, Riyadh 11493, Saudi Arabia

If you intend to attend the press conference, please contact Kayla Redstone ([@] to secure your accreditation to the event. Please note that journalists must receive confirmation of their accreditation before arriving at the venue.

Journalists not attending the UPU’s 4th Extraordinary Congress, can watch the press conference on UPU TV (

Learn more about the UPU and the 4th Extraordinary Congress:

The Universal Postal Union is a UN specialized agency with its headquarters in the Swiss capital Berne. Established in 1874, it is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players and helps to ensure a truly universal network of modern postal products and services.
Media Contact (UPU):
Kayla Redstone
Lead Expert, Communication & Outreach Programme
Universal Postal Union (UPU)
Mobile: +41 76 457 36 54
Media Contact (Saudi Arabia):
Abdullah Alangari
The Saudi Transport General Authority
Mobile: +966 50 415 1008
Email: aaangari[@]