International Year of Shelter for the Homeless 1987

A commemorative postage stamp on the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless :

458-international-year-of-shelter-for-the-homeless-nepal-stamp-1987Issued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 21, 1987

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Design : Present postage stamp brought out to commemorate in this context depicts a picture of the logo of this international year.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 5 Rupee

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 40 mm x 30 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Special Stamp paper

Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian State Printing Office, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the year 1987 as the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless. It aims at providing shelter and essential services for the homeless, poor and disadvantaged, particularly in the developing countries in the international field and raising their living condition on the basis of national priority. In order to execute the aforesaid objectives Nepal also has been operating various programmes in the international year for the amelioration of living condition of the homeless, poor and disadvantaged.

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