Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Post office which was located in Jalan Besar was constructed in year 1910. Initially, the postal service was under Federal Government administration. This building was shared with Telegraph Services one of Jabatan Telekom services. When Jabatan Telekom was privatized fully in 1989, this service was transferred to the current Telekom Malaysia's main building.
At first, entrance to this post office was facing towards Jalan Besar. But after the huge flood incident in 1971, the main entrance had been shifted to as where it is now.
Post services began to be privatised on 1 January 1992 and known as Pos Malaysia until now. This building had undergone various modifications until being upgraded to the newest in 2002. Branch Manager and his staff had beautify the area and give quality service to the society, in 2004, Pos Malaysia Lipis branch has been accredited as the best Post Office in Malaysia.
The uniqueness historic place at Kuala Lipis was zero marked stone near Post Office. Zero marked stone indicate the beginning of measuring distance of Pahang where its starting point was at Kuala Lipis.- majlis daerah lipis website