Thursday, May 16, 2019

Pakistan Postage Stamps - 2000

Celebrating the 53rd Anniversary of founding of Pakistan, a massive landscape was painted on a sheet of four stamps showing the immigration of refugees into Pakistan on and around 14th August 1947. The influx continued even months after the independence. The stamp was designed by Jimmy Engineer, hailing from Loralai, Balochistan province, Jimmy is an  artist, social worker, philanthropist and stamp designer. 
 12 March: The 25th Anniversary SOS Children's Villages of Pakistan
 14 April: The 100th Anniversary of International Cycling Union
 21 April: Pakistan Convention on Human Rights and Human Dignity
 24 April: The 100th Anniversary of Edward's College, Peshawar
Edwardes College, established in 1900 by the Christian Missionary Society, is the oldest higher education institution in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
 15 May:  The 96th Anniversary of the Birth of Mohamed Ali Habib, 1904-1959
23 June: The 50th Anniversary of Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan  
9 August: The 91st Anniversary of the Birth of Ahmed Ebrahim Haroon Jaffer, 1909-1990

 14 August: The 53rd Anniversary of Independence
6 September:Recipients of Nishan-e-Haider series - Captain Muhammad Sarwar Fallen Company Commanders during the Kashmir Operations (1948) and Major Muhammad Tufail in East Pakistan (1958)
 20 September: Olympic Games - Sydney, Australia
 28 October: The 125th Anniversary of National College of Arts, Lahore
 4 November:  "Creating the Future" - Conference for Modern Management
 14 November: International Arms Fair "IDEAS 2000" - Karachi, Pakistan
  28 November: Medicinal Plants of Pakistan series - Glycyrrhiza glabra (Mulathi)
13 December:  Support the Fight against Polio by Rotary International
14 December: The 50th Anniversary of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees or UNHCR

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