SAARC Year for Shelter, 1991

A commemorative postage stamp on Janaka, the SAARC Year of Shelter :

Issued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 28, 1991

Issued for : To commemorate the observance of 1991 as the SAARC year for shelter in recognition of the imperative need for providing better habitat to the peoples of South Asia, this postage stamp depicts the picture of houses and logo of the SAARC.

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

Designer : Mr. Mohan Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 9

Colour : 5 colours

Size : 25 mm x 35 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Special Stamppaper

Quantity : 2,000,000 (Two million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • The Fifth summit of the Heads of state or Government of the SAARC countries held in Male, Maldives decided to declare 1991 as the SAARC year for shelter.

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