Monday, October 1, 2012

UAE : 2012 Arab Post Day Stamp


Emirates Post, in association with Arab postal administrations, has issued a set of commemorative stamps in one denomination (225 Fils) to mark Arab Postal Day

Arab Postal Dais observed every year on August 3 to highlight the role played by the post in community development and celebrate the stages of postal development.

Arab Postal Day celebrates the dramatic growth of posts in the Arab world and highlights the roles played by postal corporations in the region in the development of social communications down the ages.

Arab Postal Day highlights the importance of communication and information technologies in the Arab world, and seeks to identify opportunities for boosting cooperation in the postal field in Arab countries.

Emirates Post seeks to document local and global achievements and important occasions and events through commemorative stamps, as postage stamps are a channel of cross-cultural communication, reaching different countries and peoples across the globe.

Technical Details :

Name of Issue                        : Arab Postal Day

Date of Issue                           : 15.08.2012

Denomination                          : 225 Fils

Souvenir Sheet                       : 15 AED

Size                                         : 30x50mm in sheet of 20 stamps

Designer                                  : Oman Post

Printing Method                       : Lithographic Offset

Printer                                     : Carton Printing Press-France

Quantities                                : 50,000

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