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The Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka was established in the early half of 1967 by a Special Act of Parliament and at the beginning it was under the control of the Postmaster General and the Director of Telecommunications.The first Advisory … Continue reading
The National Milad-un-Nabi Festival is celebrated in Sri Lanka on the 12th day of Rabi’ al-awwal since 1982, the year in which the Muslim Religious and Cultural Department was established. The date of birth of Prophet Muhammad Nabi, who guided … Continue reading
Sri Lanka has issued 12 new postal stamps depicting 12 unseen places of natural beauty in Sri Lanka and 03 souvenir sheets on 2nd December 2016.
The objective of this year’s YovunPuraya Programme is ” to improve the understanding and attitudes of the Sri Lankan youth, who are at economic, social and political crossroads, on national reconciliation and consensus. “YovunPuraya” programmes were held in Polonnaruwa (1984), … Continue reading
Sri Lanka Issued Stamp on Adam’s Bridge National Park On 2nd February 2016 Sri Lanka Post has issued a set of 4 stamps on World Wetland Day.One of the stamp is on Adam’s Bridge National Park.This park is described in … Continue reading
D.B. Wijetunga Birth Centenary Hon D.B. Wijetunga represented Sri Lanka at a number of international events as a Minister as well as the Head of State of Sri Lanka.In November, 1994, Hon Wijetunga retired from the office of Presidency and … Continue reading
Centenary of Sri Lanka School of Agriculture Sri Lanka issued a new stamp to commemorate the Centenary of Sri Lanka School of Agriculture in the denomination of Rs. 10.00 on 16th January, 2016. Sri Lanka School of Agriculture is the … Continue reading
125th Anniversary of the Visit of Anton Chekhov to Sri Lanka Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born on the 29th of January 1860, in Taganrog in Southern Russia on the Azov Sea. Anton started supporting his poor family in his teenage … Continue reading
The United Nations (UN) was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict.Sri Lanka became a Member State on 14 December 1955.Date of Issue:24 October 2015.
Sri Lanka’s most recently issued stamp with its first-day cover has run into controversy on the basis that it has failed to meet the requirements of the Sri Lanka Standards Institute. The controversial stamp was launched to celebrate 60 years of … Continue reading