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Fruity collection: Pos Malaysia employee Nadia Zainuddin showing the special stamps at the Pos Malaysia headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. - Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Berhad will be issuing special stamps depicting local fruits.
Pos Malaysia’s head of stamp and philatelic division Yasmin Ramli said the stamps, to be issued on Thursday, would promote four types of fruit – jackfruit (60 sen denomination), durian (80 sen), rock melon (RM1.20) and starfruit (RM1.40).
The collection was done in collaboration with the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry,
“This collection of stamps is very special and we hope it will help promote the fruits in the international arena in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014 ,” she said at the Pos Malaysia headquarters here.
Yasmin said the first-day covers would also contain a special description of the fruits.
She said 610,000 of the special stamps had been printed.
The stamps and philately products can be obtained at all post offices in the country, selected stamp galleries or online via www.pos.com.my from 8.30am on Thursday. — Bernama
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