General Notices for September 09, 2014

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Meeting For Permit Holders at Combermere

The Transport Authority is inviting all permit holders of taxis, maxi taxis, tour coaches, hired cars and hired limousines to a meeting on Sunday, September 28, in the Hall of the Combermere School, Waterford, St. Michael, at 6:00 p.m.??

Minister of Transport and Works, Michael Lashley will address the meeting.

Caribbean Postal Training Institute

In an effort to strengthen human resources and best practices in the regional postal sector, the Universal Postal Union and the Caribbean Postal Union have established a regional training facility called the Caribbean Postal Training Institute.

The centre will be officially opened on the fifth floor of the General Post Office at Cheapside, Bridgetown, on Monday, September 15, at 9:30 a.m., by Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, who will also deliver the feature address.

Following the opening ceremony, the inaugural workshop will commence and run until Thursday, September 18, on the topic: Postal Operations Improvement ??? Quality of Service ??? Transportation, with 20 participants from throughout the region.

UWI Focus Of New Commemorative Stamp Issue

The 50th anniversary of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus will be the focus of a new Commemorative Stamp Issue to be released by the Barbados Postal Service on Monday, September 15.

The new stamps will have four denominations ??? The Clock Tower, 10 cents; Student Receiving Scroll, 65 cents; The Golden Stool, $1.40; and The Standard Bearer, $2.50.??The set of four stamps can be purchased for $4.65, while the First Day Cover may be purchased for $5.40.

Official First Day Covers may be bought or ordered from the Philatelic Bureau of the General Post Office, Bridgetown, Monday to Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., or by visiting their website at www.bps.gov.bb.

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