FSMIS (March 26, 2015): The Federated States of Micronesia Postmaster General (PMG), Mrs. Ginger Porter Mida, has issued some new information regarding new postal rates, priority flat rate boxes, and delayed delivery of mails.
The PMG has been notified by the United States Postal Service (USPS) regarding the increase of postage rates that will begin on the 26th of April, 2015. PMG Mida explains in a recent notice that, "As specifically stated in the Amended Compact, the postage rate increase should be uniformed within the USPS. Thus, the Freely Associated States (FAS) postal rates will increase as well."
With regards the US Postal Service Priority Flat Rate Boxes, the FSM Postal Services will charge outbound mails according to their weight also starting on April 26th.
PMG Mida also indicates that the FSM Postal Services "has no control" over delayed mails due to cancellation or alteration of flight schedules.
"We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused… the FSM Postal Services has been coordinating with the USPS in resolving these issues so that our valued customers receive the best service they deserve."
PMG Mida issued her notice on March 25, 2015. Inquiries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org directed to phone number 320-2313 or 320-2614.