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Kuwait issues stamp to document fight against COVID-19

April 21, 2021
Kuwait’s Ministry of Communications (MoC) has unveiled a postage stamp titled “Kuwait Fight Coronavirus Pandemic,” in collaboration with the ministry’s Postal Sector and Kuwait Philatelic Society, to document this vital global and historical time and the country’s fight against COVID-19. — KUNA photo
Kuwait’s Ministry of Communications (MoC) has unveiled a postage stamp titled “Kuwait Fight Coronavirus Pandemic,” in collaboration with the ministry’s Postal Sector and Kuwait Philatelic Society, to document this vital global and historical time and the country’s fight against COVID-19. — KUNA photo

Saudi Gazette report

KUWAIT CITY —
Kuwait’s Ministry of Communications (MoC) has unveiled a postage stamp titled “Kuwait Fight Coronavirus Pandemic,” in collaboration with the ministry’s Postal Sector and Kuwait Philatelic Society, to document this vital global and historical time and the country’s fight against COVID-19, the Kuwait New Agency reported on Wednesday.

In a press statement on Tuesday, the ministry said that the stamp contains a photo of the late Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, as well as a picture of a Kuwait Airways plane with citizens returning to the country during the repatriation campaign to bring them home.

The stamp also includes a picture of the Kuwait gates, symbolizing the protection of the nation to its people from external danger, on the side of the gate policeman, the National Guard, military, medical crew, Kuwait Red Crescent Society, and voluntary groups, to document their great role during this pandemic, it added.

The stamp of the pandemic was designed and drawn this month by a member of the Kuwait Philatelic Society Jaber Abdulali Al-Hindal and it is available to everyone at 150 fils.


April 21, 2021
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