Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday released a commemorative postage stamp, a first-day cover and a data card, marking the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh's independence.
She released the stamps and the first-day covers of Tk 10 each and the data cards of Tk 5 each at her official residence Ganobhaban in the afternoon. Two special cancellers were used on the occasion.
Posts and Telecommunications Secretary Afzal Hossain and Director General of Bangladesh Post Office Md Siraj Uddin were present on the occasion, among others.
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The stamps, first-day covers and data cards would be sold from Philatelic Bureau of Dhaka GPO from today and those would be available at other GPOs and head post offices across the country later.