Malaysia : Smart Tunnel on Stamps

\"\"The Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (Smart) tunnel will be immortalised in a special stamp and first day covers by Pos Malaysia from Nov 21. The tunnel, opened in 2007, was an engineering marvel as it offers a unique solution to the city\’s two biggest problems: traffic congestion and floods. The release of the stamp collection, known as \”Smart Tunnel — Underground Engineering Excellence\”, coincides with MMC Corporation Bhd\’s 100th year milestone. The  9.7km tunnel, developed by MMC-Gamuda Joint Venture Sdn Bhd, was one of the corporation\’s most innovative projects. MMC finance director Anwar Syahrin Ajib said the collection was a celebration of one of Malaysia\’s major achievements in engineering as well as in commemoration of the company\’s centennial celebration.The stamps, measuring 45mm by 28mm, are printed in sheets of 20  and are available in 60 sen se-tenant pairs in three designs at RM12 per sheet.

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