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POS MALAYSIA HONOURS 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF PUTRAJAYA WITH SPECIAL STAMPS SERIES

22 Sep 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, 22SEPTEMBER2020 –The “Iconic Buildings of Putrajaya”stamp serieswill beavailablefor purchasestarting from 22September 2020 viaPos Malaysia’s online store at www.eziemall.com and all post offices nationwide.

The stamp series was officially launchedby Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on 28 August 2020,in conjunction with Putrajaya’s 25thanniversary.Founded in 1995, Putrajaya was designated as Malaysia’sfederal administrative centreand home toiconic buildingswhich arefamous for their unique designs.

This series offers five (5)stamp designs that will appeal to collectors, highlighting iconic buildings in Putrajaya such as the Perdana Putra, Palace of Justice, Masjid Tuanku Mizal Zainal Abidin (Masjid Besi), PerbadananPutrajaya Complex and Seri Gemilang Bridge.

Pos Malaysia’s Group Head of Marketing, Schrene Goh said, “Putrajayais the legacy and symbol of the nationand its magnificence has captured global attention, as the administrative capital showcases many architectural wondersandmajestic buildingsinspired by Islamic, European and traditional Malay architecture.”

“This has inspiredthe collaboration betweenPos Malaysia andPerbadanan Putrajaya tocreatethe Iconic Buildings of Putrajayaspecial stamp series, in conjunction with the 25thAnniversary of Putrajaya andto share beauty of these architectural gems with stamp collectorsfrom all over the world.”

Pos Malaysia has produced 250,000 piecesfor eachstampdesign, carrying a denomination of RM 1.30seneach. Other philatelic products such as the First Day Cover (FDC) and folder are priced at 50sen and RM6 each. Stamp collectors may obtainthe whole set at a reasonable price of RM26.

The cancellationmark for the seriesfeaturesthe outline of Kompleks Perbadanan Putrajaya with aspecial dateof29 August 2020, the launch date of Putrajaya25 years ago(29 August 1995).

Stamp collectors and the public may sign-up for the Standing Order Deposit Account (SODA) to experience a hassle-free process in purchasing the latest stamp issues as well as enjoying exclusive benefits offered by SODA. Those interested to be part of the SODA community can do so by signing up at any post offices nationwide or online at www.posonline.com.my.

For further enquiry regarding stamps and other philatelic products, the Stamp and Philately Unit of Pos Malaysia can be reached via telephone at 03-22672267 ext. 2000 or e-mail your queries to filateli@pos.com.my.

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The Pos Malaysia Group is a dynamic postal (mail, retail, courier, and international), logistics, aviation, financial and supply chain solutions provider with the largest delivery and touchpoint network in Malaysia, offering an extensive retail network experience through its core business segments. With a track record of over 200 years, the Group connects the nation with over 200 postal operators globally and extended its capability to support South East Asia’s rapidly expanding cross-border eCommerce businesses. For information on the Pos Malaysia Group, visit www.pos.com.my.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Sherliza Zaharudin

Head,CommunicationsPos Malaysia Berhad

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sherliza@pos.com.my

03-2267 2200

Nazatul Ekma Mokhtar

VP, PR & MediaPos Malaysia Berhad

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naz.ekma@pos.com.my

03-2267 2280

Stacy Ann

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03-2267 2290

Azahari Adnan Merican

Sr. Associate, PR & MediaPos Malaysia Berhad

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azahari.adnan@pos.com.my

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