Minister delegate to the State Minister, Minister of Foreign
Affairs, in charge of the National Community Overseas and
Regional Cooperation, has the pleasure to inform the members
of the Algerian Community, that the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications
has established since 19th May 2001, a speedy fund transfer
service in collaboration with the Western Union, International
service allows receiving in Algeria within just a few minutes
fund transfers payable in national currency coming from
some 180.000 contact points in the 186 countries participating
to the service.
100 post offices in Algeria are directly connected to this
service. This figure will be increased to 1000 offices in
this regard and to ensure a more diversified range of services,
the Ministry of Post and Telecommunication is about to launch,
starting from 1st April 2002, a similar service of telegraphic
mandates by electronic means. This highly secured service
allows payment operations in all the post offices in the
country within two days at the latest, following its issuance
in the French territory, as first step, this system will
be extended to other countries in second step.
it is intended to sign a new agreement with Eurogiro for
the launching, as soon as the agreements are finalized,
of a speedy account to account transfer.
measures are aimed at offering a complete range of services,
particularly, oriented to ensure the quality of the services
and meet the customer expectations.