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Newsletter no. 17
23 August 2016

25th Anniversary of the Independence of Kyrgyz Republic

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On August 30th the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a new series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps, dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Kyrgyz Republic.

The Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on August 31, 1991, started a new chapter of the centuries-old history of the Kyrgyz people. A sovereign state was formed, with all its necessary attributes: the first President of the country was elected, the Constitution was adopted on May 5, 1993, the Flag (March 3, 1992), Coat of Arms (January 14, 1994) and Anthem (December 18, 1992) were approved, and the national currency “som” was put into circulation on May 3, 1993. Kyrgyzstan was also acknowledged internationally, thus becoming an equal member of the international community and a full member of important world and regional organisations.

Since independence, the Kyrgyz people have been striving along the path of freedom, democracy and progress.



Souvenir sheet description.

Souvenir Sheet no. 8

No. 43

Souvenir Sheet no. 8
No. 43. 150 KGS. The 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Kyrgyz Republic. The stamp depicts the national Flag and a gyrfalcon, which is also called “Ak-shumkar”. The sheet borders depict a mountain landscape, together with the Coat of Arms, the Parliament building Jogorku Kengesh and a phrase from the Kyrgyz Republic Anthem. A QR-code is placed in the lower right corner.


Technical specifications.

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m2.
Printing method: full-colour offset lithography.
Stamp perforation: comb 13, syncopated.
Stamp size: 68.00 х 34.00 mm.
Souvenir sheet size: 117.00 x 66.00 mm.
Quantity issued: 7 000 pieces.
Designer: Vitaliu Pogolșa.
Printer House: “Nova Imprim”.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Bishkek KEP Office (729002) on the souvenir sheet issuing day.

The first day cover and special postmark are designed by Vitaliu Pogolșa.

Printing method: full-colour offset.

Quantity issued: 400 copies.

Endorsing ink color: black.

Souvenir sheet and FDC can be purchased here.

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