Exhibition on region's environment life opens at Postal Museum
October 11 2016 08:28 PM
Stamps depicting environment life in Qatar which are on display at the exhibition
Stamps depicting environment life in Qatar which are on display at the exhibition

Qatar Post would continue to encourage philatelic activities, including exhibition of stamps in a big way in coming years, a senior postal official has said.

Inaugurating the Arab postal exhibition on the region's environment life at the Arab Postal Museum at Katara Cultural Village, Qatar Post's director of human resources Abdullah Shlash al-Hajiri said the postal corporation would avail of all facilities and infrastructure at its disposal to encourage philatelic activities among the country's residents in coming years.

Abdullah Shlash al-Hajiri inaugurates the exhibition at the Arab Postal Museum yesterday. PICTURES: Jayan Orma

At the 'Stamps Exhibition for the Environment in the Middle East 2016,' stamps depicting the environment life in more than 20 Arab countries are on display. The exhibition concludes on October 16.

The Qatar Post official said the postal museum is receiving a number of philately enthusiasts daily and the postal authorities are bringing as much diversity as possible these days to attract more people to the place.

He recalled that there were a number of exhibitions of postal related activities at the museum ever since its start more than four years ago.

Another official said Qatar Post has on schedule two exhibitions on Qatar and Bahrain at the Arab Postal Museum.

"We are also exploring the possibilities to hold similar specialised expos on other countries in coming months," he added.

Last updated: October 12 2016 08:40 AM

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