Philippines –Vatican Joint Issue on Pope Francis

\"philippinesPhilippines and Vatican City jointly issued a stamp on 21st March 2014 that features Pope Francis. Postmaster General Josie dela Cruz said Philpost will release the stamps in time for its marketing campaign in Rome in April.In an e-mail, Philpost\’s Corporate Communications Division told Rappler that the marketing campaign will promote electronic money remittance.

This \”is the cheapest way to send money to the Philippines via the post office outside the Philippines,\” Philpost said.Philpost has a bilateral agreement with Poste Italiane, a top postal services operator in Italy, on electronic remittance, according to Philpost business lines department head Eric Tagle.The \”Pope Francis Year II\” stamps will be sold at P40 each, at Philpost shops and post offices around the Philippines.

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