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On the evening of the 20th, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa were in Esch-sur-Alzette for an event celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Administration des Postes, as well as the 25th anniversary of Post and Telecommunications Company (l’Entreprise des Postes et de Télécommunications). The postal service is the largest private employer in Luxembourg and provide a range of services beyond the mail. The telecommunications service also provides television, internet, and mobile phone options.
The postal service employs around 2000 people, with at least 900 expected at the Friday evening festivities. Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider, who also holds the role of Minister for Economy and Trade, was in attendance as well.