ISLAMABAD (APP) - Pakistan Post Savings Bank offers the largest network of savings bank services in the country and serving on behalf of Ministry of Finance and playing a vital role encouraging and mobilizing savings among the general populace since long. This was stated by Federal Minister for Postal Service Israr Ullah Zehri while talking to APP he er today. He said that Post is popular both in urban and rural areas, but its operations in rural Pakistan are wide spread and deep rooted. In fact in most of the remote areas, it is the only banking service available, through its extensive network of post offices, Pak Post Saving Bank offers a number of very attractive saving bank schemes, he added. He said that keeping pace with the changing communications market, Pakistan Post (PP) is emphasizing in the use of new communication and information technologies to move beyond what is traditionally regarded as a its core postal business. He said that PP has decided to introduce fast services to facilitate customers. Recent years witnessed the phenomenal growth of Courier Services. Customer needs became supreme and courier services initiated designing specialized products for different segments of customers, the Minister said. He said that Postal administrations realizing the change rose to the occasion and focused on customer a fresh. Zehri said that they launched an array of customer oriented products and services and were able to reclaim some of their revenues lost to courier services. PP keeping with the imperatives of market forces introduced new products to respond to customer needs for a faster, efficient and cost effective message services he said. Zehri said these services included on Urgent Mail Service (City to City), special handling from receipt to delivery, fast and reliable serves all major cities and towns, International Speed Post, Economical, highly dependable link between Pakistan and rest of the world, fast delivery of documents and trade samples. While Urgent Mail Service (Local) same day delivery (Gifts and packets). He said that PP has implemented an Express Mail Track & Trace System, and Inquiry & Reporting System (EMTTS), in 14 major cities of Pakistan.