Kuala Lumpur, 18 August : SEA Games and Merdeka Day Celebration that fall in August till September are likely to be the nation’s pride as it will brings all citizen to unite as one Malaysia, says Datuk Johari Jailani today.
Datuk Jailani Johari spokes during the launching of Pos Malaysia’s ‘SEA Games 2017’ stamp series at the Stamp Gallery, Pos Malaysia Headquarters, Dayabumi Complex today.
The stamps will be on sale on Monday, 21 August 2017 and the issuance of this stamp series is to celebrate and support Malaysia for being the host country for the 29th SEA Games as well as to uplift the spirit and inspire the whole region through sports,befitting to the game’s ‘Rising Together (#BangkitBersama)’ theme, he added.
The stamp series features four stamp designs worth 60sen each and it consists of the SEA Games 2017 mascot ‘RIMAU’, the games officials logo ‘BANGKIT BERSAMA’, Malaysia’s iconic game ‘BADMINTON’ and the torch run or ‘LARIAN OBOR’. The cancellation mark features the official logo of the SEA Games 2017.
The stamp series will also commemorate the 9th ASEAN Para Games, which will also be held in Kuala Lumpur in September 2017
As early as 8.30 am on Monday, the stamp series will be available at every Pos Malaysia outlet.
Also present are Pos Malaysia Chief Operating Officer, Dato’ Azlan Shahrim, MCMC Postal and E-Commerce Division senior director, Mohamed Zaidi Abdul Karim and Pos Malaysia Head of Stamp & Pholately Unit, Puan Diyana Lean Abdullah.