Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Pakistan Postage Stamps - 2008

Year 2008 was a Benazir Bhutto remembrance year who succumbed to a terrorist act a year earlier. A number of stamps were issued throughout the year to pay tribute to the Daughter of the East.
 4 April 2008: 29th Martyrdom Anniversary Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 
 Souvenir Sheet No.1337

 21 June 2008: 55th Birthday Celebrations of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto (Shaheed) 
Souvenir Sheet No.1343

*th OCtober was a sad day in history of Pakistan when on the morning of this day in 2005, a massive earthquake hit northern areas of Pakistan, taking a toll of some 100,000 lives. On the third anniversary of the tragedy, Pakistan Post issued a commemorative stamp showing female students and a school which has been restored since the tragedy and life coming back to normal - though scars will take much longer time to heal.
 08 October 2008: 3rd Anniversary of Earthquake
 10 December 2008: United Nations Human Rights Award 2008 For Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto
 27 December 2008: 1st Martyrdom Anniversary of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed
Souvenir Sheet No.1347

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