Saturday, May 18, 2019

Pakistan Postage Stamps - 1998

1998 was the 50th death anniversary of  Muhammad Ali Jinnah. the Quaid-e-Azam, the founder of Pakistan. On this occasion a befitting stamp of Rs. 15 showing the portrait of Mr Jinnah on a sheet showing the complete portrait of the great Quaid was issued on 11th September. 

The remaining stamps issued during the year are as under:
 15 February: The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Mirza Asadullah Ghalib, 1797-1869
 23 March: The 50th Anniversary of Armed Forces
 27 March: The 100th Anniversary of the Death of Syed Ahmed Khan, 1817-1898
 22 April: The 27th National Games, Peshawar
 27 April: Medicinal Plants - Datura stramonium
 6 August: The 25th Anniversary of Senate of Pakistan
 14 August:  The 100th Anniversary of Government College, Faisalabad
 19 August: 17th Definitive Series Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
11 September: The 21st International Ophthalmology Congress, Islamabad

 11 September: The 50th Anniversary of the Death of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 1876-1948

  1 October: The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Syed Ahmed Shah Patrus Bukhari, 1898-1958
 4 October: The 50th Anniversary of Pakistan Stamps
 16 October: World Food Day - Women Feed the World
 21 November: Scientists of Pakistan Series - The 2nd Anniversary of the Death of Dr. Abdus Salam, 1926-1996
 27 November: Program for a Better Pakistan 2010
 10 December: The 50th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights
 11 December: The 50th Anniversary of UNICEF in Pakistan
 15 December: International Year of the Ocean
16 December Qaumi Parcham March from Khyber to Chaghi

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