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Somalia's government has restarted its postal system for the time in over 20 years. Fighting and in Somalia over the past two stopped all mail . The postal service collapsed in 1991. Somalia is now enjoying a more time, so the postal service is returning. The new service also sees the of nationwide postcodes. This will be a first for Somalia. Mohamed Ibrahim, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, told the BBC that he was very about the return of the postal . He said that at first, Somalis would be able to receive from abroad. He said the next would be for people to post letters to other countries.

The return of the postal service is just one of Somalia getting back to normal after its long of trouble. Another recent example is the of a cash machine (an ATM) at a hotel in the capital city Mogadishu. It is the first time Somalia has ever had an ATM. The hotel's manager said he has seen a few people using the new . He said: "Most of the are not aware there is an ATM in Somalia." He explained that: "Most local residents don't have a debit credit or a card to use the ATM." Another example of Somalia returning to is the reopening of the Chinese for the first time in 23 years. Somalia's president said China was an important .

 
 

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