New postage stamps highlight country’s Islamic landmarks

14 July, 2021

The Organising Committee for hosting ‘Doha Capital of Culture in the Islamic World 2021’ launched four Qatari postage stamps inspired by Qatari Islamic cultural landmarks.

This Committee launched these stamps during the Arab Postal Stamp Museum opening ceremony, held in the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara).

Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Culture and Sports, H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali, said, “Postage stamps are part of our national identity, and reflect historical events, values, traditions, or cultural events that distinguish peoples from each other. They generally allow us to identify the private civilization of any country and present an image of its richness.”

Postage stamps contribute to the rapprochement between human beings, and their exchange is a sign of peace and love.

The inauguration of this new set of distinctive stamps constitutes a special cultural station. The Qatari postal character interacts with the event of Doha Capital of Culture in the Islamic World 2021 by focusing on cultural diversity as an added value for Islamic countries and the world in general.

Director-General of Katara, Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti, said that Katara is pleased to reopen the Arab Postal Stamp Museum. He said the inauguration of four postage stamps, as Doha is the capital of culture for the Islamic world in 2021, is significant.