PM releases commemorative postage stamp
25 January 2016, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today released a commemorative postage stamp of Taka 10 denomination marking the International Customs Day.
She inaugurated the stamp after the regular weekly Cabinet meeting held at the Cabinet Division Conference room.
The Prime Minister also released a first day cover of Taka 10 and a data card of Taka 5. A special canceller was used on the occasion.
Briefing reporters after the meeting Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said Bangladesh Post Office issued the commemorative stamp, first day cover and data card.
The postage stamp, first day cover and data card would be sold from the Philatelic Bureau of Dhaka GPO from today while the postage stamps would be available later at all post offices including other GPOs and head Post Offices in the country.
State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim, Secretary of the Post and Telecommunications Division Faizur Rahman Chowdhury and Director General of Bangladesh Post Office Probas Chandra Saha were present.