Bangladesh Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup

Bangladesh Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was held in the USA from 17 Jun to 17 Jul 1994. It was held in nine cities across the USA. Brazil beat Italy in Penalty shoot out in the finals held at Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California near Los Angeles.

Bangladesh issued a set of two twenty taka stamps with a vignette to commemorate the 15th FIFA World Cup. The stamps were issued on 17 June 1994.

The Vignette featured Striker -The Mascot for this World Cup. Striker -a Dog, a common US Pet animal wearing red, White & blue soccer uniform with the words “USA 94”  was the mascot for this World cup.

The cancellation for the first day of issue featured the World Cup Trophy. A First Day cover with a pair of stamps and a vignette is listed.

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BANGLADESH FDC 1994 FIFA WORLD CUP
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National Diabetes Awareness day – Stamps of Bangladesh 1995- Imperf Block

National Diabetes Awareness day – Stamps of Bangladesh 1995.

Bangladesh issued a stamp on National Diabetes Awareness day 1995. It was issued on 28 Feb 1995. An Imperf Block of Four is listed.

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BANGLADESH IMPERF BLOCK -DIABETES AWARENESS 1995

50 Years of Mother Language movement- MS Bangladesh 2002

50 Years of language movement- Miniature Sheet Bangladesh 2002

The Language Movement reached its peak in Feb 1952 and made a big contribution to the 1971 War of Liberation. Bangladesh issued a MINIATURE SHEET  with Rupees 30 stamp on 21 Feb 2012 to mark 50 years of Language Movement and International Mother Language Day.

UNESCO declared 21 Feb as International Mother Language Day on 17 Nov 1999.

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BANGLADESH MS 2002 -INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY

Stamps on Indian Ocean Naval Symposium – Bangladesh 2016

Stamps on Indian Ocean Naval Symposium – Bangladesh 2016

Indian Ocean Naval Symposium commonly known as IONS is a series of biennial meetings held among the littoral states of the Indian Ocean region. The Fifth meeting was held in Bangladesh from 11 to 13 Jan 2016. Bangladesh issued a stamp on 11 Jan 2016 to commemorate this Symposium. The 10 taka stamp features aircraft, ships and helicopters.

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STAMPS OF BANGLADESH INDIAN OCEAN SYMPOSIUM 2016

Stamps on International Customs Day – Bangladesh 2016

Stamps on International Customs Day – Bangladesh 2016

International Customs Day is observed on26 Jan every Year. Bangladesh issued a stamp on International Customs Day on 25 Jan 2016.

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STAMPS OF BANGLADESH INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS DAY 2016

100th Anniversary of Scouting in Bangladesh – Stamps of Bangladesh 2016

100th Anniversary of Scouting in Bangladesh – Stamps of Bangladesh 2016

Bangladesh issued two stamps to commemorate 100th Anniversary of Scouting in Bangladesh on 21 Jan 2016. It was formed in 1914 in East Bengal as part of British India Scouts Association and then continued as part of Pakistan Boy Scouts Association till 1971. Bangladesh became an Independent member of World Organisation of Scout Movement in 1974 and changed its name to Bangladesh Scouts in 1978.

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STAMPS ON BANGLADESH SCOUTS 100TH ANNIVERSARY 2016

 

FDC Bangladesh 2009 -World Food Day

FDC Bangladesh 2009 -World Food Day

Bangladesh issued a set of four stamps on the occasion of World FoodDay on 16 Oct 2009. The theme was Achieving food security in times of Crisis. The stamps show food and Vegetables . One of the stamps features a Medallion on Sheikh Hasina, PM of Bangladesh. A First Day Cover is listed.

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FDC BANGLADESH WORLD FOOD DAY 2009