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 Pakistan on Regional Cooperation for Development 1972
July 21, 1972

Pakistan on Regional Cooperation for Development 1972

Complete set of 3 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the 8th Anniversary of the Organization for Regional Cooperation and Development (ORCD), established in 1964 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey :

Fishing Man : Turkish paintingThe Complexion of an Iranian Woman : Iranian paintingWill and Power : Pakistani paintingIssued by Pakistan

Issued on Jul 21, 1972

Design : The format of the stamp is vertical. The layout for all the three stamps is the same. A golden yellow border surrounds the there paintings. The words “R.C.D.” in reverse lie on the top and the words “8th Anniversary 21-7-72” are in yellow. The denomination and the words “Paisa and postage” lie in reverse and are placed on the left bottom side of the stamp. The word “Pakistan” in Urdu, Bengali and English lie on the right bottom side of the stamp and are in yellow.

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : 10, 20 & 50 Paisa

Colour : Magenta, cyanyellow, black, and golden yellow

Size of stamps : 50.8 x 35.2 m.m.

Size of print : 47.8 x 32.2 m.m.

Perforation gauge : 13 x 13 (c)

Quantity printed : 10,00,000 pieces of each denomination

Number of stamps in each sheet : 50

Process of printing : Litho Offset

Printers : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Ltd., Karachi

About : 

  • In the field of institutional collaboration, a joint development bank is now under consideration. A joint re-insurance pool has already been formed which has saved the RCD countries millions of dollars in foreign exchange.
  • The RCD has approved many large industries as joint ventures and such projects as Bank Note and Ball Bearing projects in Pakistan and Aluminum Company in Iran have already gone into production stage. Feasibility studies on many other projects are under completion. These projects when implemented will save millions of dollars in foreign exchange for the member countries.
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