PM releases postage stamp marking Independence Day
DHAKA, March 26, 2021 (BSS) –
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today released a commemorative postage stamp and a first-day cover, marking the 51st Independence and National Day.
She released the stamps of Taka 10 and the first-day covers at her official Ganabhaban residence this morning. Two special cancellers were used on the occasion.
Assistant Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Md. Ashraf Siddiquee Bitu confirmed BSS of the matter.
Secretary of the Posts and Telecommunications Division Md. Afzal Hossain and Director-General of the Directorate of Posts of the Bangladesh Post Office Md.Siraz Uddin were present on the occasion, among others.
The stamps and first-day covers would be sold from Philatelic Bureau of Dhaka GPO from today and those would be available at other GPOs and head post offices across the country, later.
There is also an arrangement for special cancellers in four GPOs to be used for the first-day covers.