Q. With reference to the Universal Postal Union (UPU) consider the following statements:
1.It is a United Nations specialized agency.
2.It coordinates postal policies among member nations.
3.A country in order to become a member of UPU needs to be a member of the UN.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 and 2 are correct. UPU is a United Nations specialized agency. It coordinates postal policies among member nations.
Statement 3 is incorrect. Any non-member country of the United Nations may become a UPU member provided that its request is approved by at least two-thirds of the member countries of the UPU.