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Stamps mark Malaysia-China ties
Updated: 2009-06-02 09:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Bhd issued special commemorative covers to mark the 35th anniversary of the establishment of Malaysia-China diplomatic relations,the Star online reported on May 29.

Stamps mark Malaysia-China ties
Pos Malaysia assistant manager Siew Ching showing the commemorative cover and its fan-shaped folder during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on May 28.[the]

The limited edition of 100,000 covers is available at RM2 each and bears a 95 sen stamp, the postage rate for a letter to be sent to China.

“Stamp collectors can purchase it at post offices this Sunday in Perlis, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu; Sabah (June 2), Sarawak (June 3); Klang Valley and other states on Monday, June 1,” stamp and philately unit head Yasmin Ramli said.

Yasmin told a press conference yesterday that the picture on the cover was taken 35 years ago and the stamp was in the shape of a fan with images of the tallest towers in Malaysia and China, besides their national flowers.

The commemorative cover, she said, was a valuable collector's item and would serve as a symbolic memento of the friendship between China and Malaysia.