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Memorial postage on Bangabandhu's induction as minister released

September 17, 2020 00:00:00

Bangladesh Post Office (BPO) on Wednesday released memorial postage stamp and its first day cover of Tk 10 denomination on the occasion of Bangabandhu's induction as minister in September 16, 1956, reports BSS.

Posts and Telecommuni-cations Minister Mustafa Jabbar unveiled the stamp and cover at a virtual ceremony.

A data card of Tk 5.0 was also released using a special canceller.

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on this day in 1956 took over the charge of industries, commerce, labour, anti-corruption and rural assistance affairs ministry of the then coalition government.

The postage stamp and first day cover will be sold from Dhaka GPO and philatelic bureaus. Later, these would be available at all post offices across the country.

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