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Special issue of the stampset "The 50th Anniversary of ASEAN"

09/08/2017 15:03 PM Font weight
(Mic.gov.vn) - 

On the occasion of 50th Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations - ASEAN, on August, 8, in Hanoi, MIC, VN Post organized the special Issue of the Postage stampset "50th Anniversary of ASEAN (1967-2017). Deputy Minister Nguyen Minh Hong attended the event.


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Addressing the launching ceremony, Deputy Minister Nguyen Minh Hong affirmed that 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the formation and development of ASEAN. The stamp features the lotus, which is Vietnam’s national flower, with the logo “ASEAN Post” on the top. The flower shows the culture, characteristics and spirit of the Vietnamese people, and symbolises the beauty of Vietnam.
 
The commemorative stamp is designed by painter To Minh Trang from the VNPT.
 
As part of efforts to enhance public awareness of culture, history and life-style of the ASEAN community, the ASEAN member countries agreed to issue a common stamp every two years from 2017.
 
The stamp features a topic chosen by all member countries, with the logo “ASEAN Post” and the typical image of the issuance country.

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