Postal services play an important role in economic, social and cultural development. It is considered an indication of national advancement for its contribution to financial and commercial transactions. The service contributes to the transfer of commodities, commercial samples, financial transactions, etc. Though Postal services may vary over various countries they always aim to fulfill clients’ interests through state-of-the-art means including high technology of clearing, sorting and delivering.
Postal service in Sudan is one of the earliest public services in the country.
Posts & Telegraphs Law was issued in 1910. A Posts, Telegraphs & Telephones Department was established in 1971. They were separated into Posts & Telegraphs and Telecommunications departments in 1971.
Posts & Telegraphs Department was upgraded to Public Corporation in 1978, then to an Organization in 1990.
In 2009 the Organization was privatized and the Sudanese Postal Services Company (SUDAPOST) was formed as an incumbent operator.