Nepal as UN Security Council Member

A commemorative postage stamp on Nepal‘s Admission in United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member (first appearance) in AsiaPacific Group :

Raja Mahendra, UN Building, Nepalese and UN FlagsIssued by Nepal

Issued on 18th Poush corresponding to 1st Jan. 1969

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, G.P.O. Building, Kathmandu, Nepal

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 1 Rupee

Colour : Five colours

Size : 25.5 x 36 mm

Quantity : 5,00,000

Sheet : 50

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : Government Printing Bureau, Tokyo

About : 

  • On November 1st, 1968 the United Nations General Assembly, by a record majority, elected Nepal to the U. N. Security Council for a two year term to fill the non-permanent Asian Seat. The Security Council, regarded as the custodian of international peace and security is the highest political organ of the world body. Admission to the council is an important land-mark in the development of Nepal‘s international stature under the leadership of His Majesty King Mahendra, the main architect of emerging modern Nepal.

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