Pakistan Issued Stamp on 125th Anniversary of Aitchison College Lahore

Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp on 125th Anniversary of Aitchison College Lahore on 3rd March 2012.Aitchison College, Lahore, is one of the most prestigious \"\"educational institutions of its kind in South Asia. Established in 1886, it has retained its character over the years, maintaining the public school tradition of providing an education that uses academics, sports and co-curricular activities as tools for character development.The initial emphasis, when it was founded, on educating only the sons of the elite of the province has given way a diversified curriculum, more suited to an egalitarian mix of pupils drawn from all parts of our country. Today, our 2,180 pupils are representative of all areas of Pakistan and truly reflective of the demographic mix of our nation. College has one of the most enviable campuses in the country, spread over almost 200 acres in the heart of the city. The ancient fulcrum of the campus is the majestic Old Building, around which are located our three schools – Junior catering for boys between the ages of 5-10, Preparatory for 11-13 year olds, and Senior for boys between the ages of 14 and 18.   Our College also provides boarding facilities for up to 350 out-station boys in each of the three schools. Technical Details: Width   60 mm Height   30.5 mm Denomination   Rs 8/- Number in set   7 x 6 = 42 Stamps Layout/Format   Vertical Perforations   13 C Stamp issuing authority     Printer   Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Karachi, Pakistan

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One Response to Pakistan Issued Stamp on 125th Anniversary of Aitchison College Lahore


    Good work Pakistan Post. Great looking stamp on Aitchison
    College, Lahore. Feel like putting it alongside Indian issues
    of Mayo,Scindia,Daly & Cathedral J.Connon etc. issues!

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