International Cooperation Year – Stamps of Pakistan 1965.

International Cooperation Year – Stamps of Pakistan 1965.

UNO declared 1965 as International Cooperation year. Pakistan issued a set of two stamps on 26 Jun 1965 to mark International Cooperation Year. First Day cover cancelled at Karachi is listed.

PAKISTAN FDC IN COOP YEAR
PAKISTAN FDC 1965 -INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION YEAR
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May Day 2019.

May Day 2019.

International Workers day or Workers Day or Labour Day or May Day is celebrated across the globe in many countries on 01 May every Year. It is a National Holiday in many parts of the World. It commemorates the Haymarket affair in Chicago on 04 May 1886.

Stampdigest extends Greetings to its readers on May Day.

A Cover issued by Israel on the 50th Anniversary of International Labour Organisation issued on 16 April 1969is listed.

ISRAEL ILO
ISRAEL ILO 1969

 

Bangkok World Book Capital -Thailand 2013.

Bangkok World Book Capital -Thailand 2013.

Thailand issued a Miniature sheet with one 5 baht stamp on 23 Apr 2013. The theme was Bangkok World Book Capital 2013, It was an unusual stamp as it has a small book attached to the stamp. The Book is Kaew Jom Kan youth literature composed by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn based on her childhood experiences. Kaew is a girl who is the leading character in the book. The book even has Thai desserts recipe in the chapter Mae Khrua Hua Pa.

THAILAND MS BOOK CAPITAL
THAILAND MS 2013 -BANGKOK WORLD BOOK CAPITAL 2013

World Food Programme in Bhutan – Miniature sheet 2009.

World Food Programme in Bhutan – Miniature sheet 2009.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet on 27 Jun 2009 to commemorate 35th Anniversary of United NationsWorld Food Programme in Bhutan.It contained 9 stamps (6x 10 Nu & 3×20 Nu).

BHUTAN WFP MS
BHUTAN MS 2009 – UNITED NATIONS WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP).

 

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

The Republic of Ireland issued a set of eight stamps to commemorate its 75th Anniversary.

IRELAND ST 20
IRELAND 1997 -75TH ANNIVERSARY

32 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997 -Irish Army, UN Peace Keeping Forces

32 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997-Parliament Building, Flag & Constitution of Ireland.

32 p -Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Sports, Athletics, Baseball, Football.

32 p – Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Music, Singers, Musical Instruments

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster April 1986 – Stamps of Bhutan 1997.

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster April 1986 – Stamps of Bhutan 1997.

The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster took place on 25-26 April 1986 in Northern Soviet Ukraine. Bhutan issued a stamp on 02 May 1997 to mark the 11th Anniversary of the disaster and a reminder of dangers of Nuclear. The stamp features a boy and logo of UNESCO. A sheet containing ten stamps is listed.

Stamp caption says “A decade later 1986-1996” but the stamp was issued in 1997 ???

BHUTAN CHERNOBYL
BHUTAN CHERNOBYL 1997.

50th Anniversary UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 1997.

50th Anniversary UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 1997.

Bhutan issued a miniature with eight stamps of 10 Nu each on 50th Anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, The sites featured on stamps are

Mountain Huangshan (China)                   Statue of Emperor Qin (China)

Imperial Bronze Dragon (China)               Tikal National Park (Guatemala)

Evora (Portugal)                                             Forest Shirakami Sanchi (Japan)

View from Effiel Tower (France)         Wooden Walkway in the valley below Falls (Croatia)

BHUTAN WORLD HERITAGE
BHUTAN MS 1997 – UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES.