Postal passions

  • 2010-01-28
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - “There is no post without the state; there is no state without the post,” reads the statement on the official Internet site of the state-owned Lietuvos Pastas (Lithuanian Post). Ironically enough, Lithuanian Post is surrounded with gossip that the state plans to get rid of it. Lithuanian Post suffers big financial losses and has over 900 buildings in the very centers of Lithuanian cities and towns - all that inspires talk about possible privatization though officials deny such an intention. Meanwhile, private postal companies are doing rather well, although the...
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