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How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

You can mail and receive letters and packages at the post office at the embassy. Mail to the US takes 2-3 weeks to arrive, so plan accordingly. - Aug 4, 2017
Embassy DPO and pouch. - Apr 6, 2017
DPO and pouch. - May 4, 2014
All mail takes about two to four weeks from the States, depending on how itís sent. Expect three weeks for a Netflix turn around. - Apr 24, 2012
As a diplomat, we receive our mail thru the diplomatic post office at the Embassy. - Aug 9, 2011
DPO and pouch only. Non-embassy expats rent PO boxes at the post office."Duty" on your items that someone sent you depends on your negotiation skills. - Feb 24, 2010
U.S. Government has a DPO. - Feb 5, 2010
Embassy - pouch and DPO. - May 24, 2009