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The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The Egyptian National Postal Organization and Bahrain’s Beyon Connect announced the launch of “Bareedi” as part of COP27 which took place in Egypt from November 6-18. The launch of Bareedi follows the signing of an agreement between the two organizations which took place in March 2022 in Bahrain, with the aim of establishing digital mailbox solutions and services in Egypt in line with their goals of sustainability.
Bareedi, a digital mailbox solution provided by Beyon Connect, will be hosted entirely in Egypt and will enable nationwide communication services between the public sector, private businesses and Egyptian residents on a secure, convenient, sustainable and spam-free digital platform. . Bareedi will help streamline everyday digital communication while respecting international laws on personal data protection, data sovereignty and privacy.
The new Bareedi technology was showcased in the green zone of COP27 and discussed in more detail during a panel discussion on postal technology and its integrated sustainability goals on November 17, presented by representatives from Egypt Post, Beyon Connect, Universal Postal Union and Digital Hub Denmark.
Speaking on the occasion, Egypt Post Chairman Dr. Sharif Farouk said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of Bareedi, through our collaboration with Beyon Connect, based in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Beyon Connect’s advanced technologies will allow us to provide a secure communication platform between the public sector, private companies and Egyptian citizens. »
“Egypt’s 2030 vision is focused on digital transformation and establishing digital postal services for digitized registered letters and proof of delivery will help us fulfill our national role. The new Bareedi platform also supports the Egyptian government’s policy on sustainability by contributing to the reduction of the per capita carbon footprint resulting from the removal of the need to physically transport and deliver millions of letters and mailed documents,” said added Dr. Farouk.
Beyon Connect Chairman Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, who was present at the launch event, said, “We are very happy to see our collaboration with Egypt Post come to fruition with the launch of Bareedi. We now look forward to being part of Egypt’s digital transformation journey, hand in hand with Egypt Post, through the addition of innovative digital mailbox services that will lead to a more sustainable and secure digital backbone for Egypt. ‘Egypt.
Beyon Connect CEO Christian Rasmussen added: “The implementation of digital postal solutions is expected to significantly reduce the volume of physical mail in Egypt. Over 3.7 billion domestic letters and documents were processed by Egypt Post in 2021, so the ability to replace them with digital mail will lead to a reduction in the paper and resources needed to deliver postal letters, contributing thereby reducing the carbon footprint per capita.