When all focus is on the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, Oman Post is celebrating this iconic football occasion by launching a commemorative stamp. The launch occasion was held at Oman Football Association (OFA) beneath the patronage of Salim bin Said al Wahaibi, chairman of the Oman Football Association, with the attendance of AbdulMalik bin AbdulKareem al Balushi, CEO of Oman Post, and a quantity of officials, football enthusiasts and stamp collectors.
The launch of the commemorative stamp came to showcase the interest of Oman Post in highlighting the part of postage stamps in documenting and preserving globe events, whilst reaching out to football enthusiast via these stamps locally and internationally. Balushi mentioned, “The launch of this stamp for the first time contributes to celebrate this global event and participate with football enthusiasts from around the world, and especially those in the sultanate with their excitement for this football event.” He added, “The stamp is part of Oman Post’s efforts to highlight the importance of sports and to diversify the areas of issuance between sports, tourism, culture and national accomplishments. It is also to enhance the sultanate’s presence in international occasions by designing commemorative stamps and introducing the Omani cultural heritage and current achievements.”
The uniqueness of this stamp comes from its circular shape created in higher high quality in print and style. An international organization worked on each designing and printing the stamp making use of the newest technologies. The stamp consists of the official logo of the globe cup and colors utilized to reflect the Omani football team’s colours.
With eight,000 copies of this 500bz stamp, Oman Post launched a stamp collection, each and every containing ten stamps with the cover, which includes the stamp, date of the launch and a pamphlet about the stamp.
The stamp will be accessible in the following offices: Hai al Meena workplace, Central Post of Salalah, Sinaw, Sur, Nizwa, Sohar, Buraimi, Ibri and Khasab. Stamp collectors can get their stamps by ordering them via the e mail address: Philatelic@Omanpost.oman.
Oman Post is a single of Asyad’s logistics help service organizations. Oman Post was established in accordance to the Royal Decree (48/2005). Based on the government’s keenness to stick to the improvement procedure and the privatisation methodology for the service sector in the sultanate, the organization is operating on a method to supply postal solutions at competitive rates to consumers, providing various choices to consumers in Oman, whilst contributing to the neighborhood.
Information Source: Muscat Daily