The Egypt post is one of the
most important and democratic institutions that assures the
permanent maintain of the commercial and spiritual
connections between people.
The accomplishment of this
noble mission followed step by step the developing of the
human civilization, its origins being lost in the history's
The development of the social and inter human
relations determined an endless perfectionism of the
organizing structures and of the technological processes
specific to this sector.
In this way, the post is
considered today one of the most important branches of the
services industry. The Egypt post was founded in 1865 being
one of the Egypt's oldest institutions.
The Egypt post has over 15 million
clients, the number of the clients increasing as a result of
the people`s trust in the Egypt post services.
post is not only a socio-economic body, with direct
contributions to the plans of the country but it also aims
to obtain bigger development for the people, by securing the
velocity and the quality of the provided services. The Egypt
post was first mentioned in a document that dates back to
the 12th dynasty, in a will from a father to his son where
the father clarifies the writing importance and the writer`
s glorious future as a worker in government`s posts. The
pharaohs used to organize the post transferred externally
and internally using the postmen who were simply foot
walking. They used to
follow the river banks when they had missions in Egypt and
caravans roads for transferring the mail out of Egypt.
The beginnings of the today Egypt post started with
Carlo Miratti, an Italian that lived in Alexandria
and who gave birth to the post management of sending
and receiving letters from and to the other
countries outside Egypt.
The prices to send and
distribute letters were reasonable and the activity
was transferred to Alexandria and Cairo through the
office at Qansal square (Saint Catherine square).
After Miratti leaved the successor was Tito Kinim,
his nephew who realized how important the project
was and took Motsi, his friend as partner. They name
the project ‘the Europea Posta’. The position occupied by the post was
very important, embarking the distribution and the
transferring if the individuals and government` s
correspondence. The people proved great trust in the Europea
At the first railway inauguration, in 1845 (between
Alexandria and Kafr Al Les), the branches established by the
company were in Atf, Cairo and Rashid. Other two branches
were opened in Kafr El Zayat and Damanhoor, in 1855. once
with the railway extension from Kafr el Zayat to Cairo
Birket Essaba and Banha, the company used the
railways to send the post between Egypt` s capital and
Alexandria, with a contract of 5 years. This contract
represented a monopolistic franchise for post transportation
to the Egypt`s North, and it was stipulating that a tax to
Europea Posta had to be paid in case that anything went