Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Pakistan Postage Stamps - 2007

Year 2007 was a milestone year in the history of Pakistan towards self reliance when the jointly produced JF-17 Thunder was first publicly flown in Pakistan. To commemorate the occasion, a commemorative stamp issued during 2007 - details later.
16 January 2007: Platinum Jubilee Celebration of K.M.C. Building Karachi 
28 February 2007: Golden Jubilee of Cadet College Petaro
08 March 2007: International Women's Day 
26 May 2007: Mr. Hugh Catchpole
07 June 2007: New Vision of Pakistan Post

On 2 March 2007, the first consignment of two small-batch-production (SBP) aircraft arrived in a dismantled state in Pakistan. They flew for the first time on 10 March 2007 and took part in a public aerial demonstration during a Pakistan Day parade on 23 March 2007. [Read details at Wikipedia]
To commemorate the first flight of the JF-17 Thunder, an exclusive stamp showing JF-17 Thunder painted in flags of China and Pakistan was issued on 6 September 2007 on the eve of Pakistan Defence Day. is a lightweight, single-engine, multi-role combat aircraft developed jointly by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) of China. The JF-17 can be used for aerial reconnaissance, ground attack and aircraft interception.
JF-17 Thunder in Flight [Photos PAF]
Watch the video below of the historic day - 23rd March 2007 when JF-17 Thunder made its maiden debut flight:
22 September 2007: Meeting of the ECO Postal Authorities - Withdrawn Stamp
15 November 2007: Completion of Five Years Term of National Assembly of Pakistan
19 November 2007: Centenary Celebration of Catholic Cathedral Church Lahore 

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