VN issues special postage stamps APEC 2017
17:06 | 08/11/2017
VGP – Viet Nam has launched the postage stamp “Welcome to APEC Viet Nam 2017” in response to the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.

Speaking at the launching ceremony, MoIT Truong Minh Tuan said that the stamp visualised the theme of 2017 APEC ‘Creating new dynamism, fostering a shared future’, thus contributing to the sustainable development and prosperity of APEC.

Designed by painter To Minh Trang, the stamp symbolises APEC Viet Nam 2017 with stylisedimages of oars and lac birds on Dong Son bronze drum together with 21 sun rays representing the 21 APEC member economies.

The lower part of the stamp carries signature images of Viet Nam’s major cities including Ha Noi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, which host important meetings for Viet Nam APEC 2017.

In addition, the stamp helps popularise images of Viet Nam as a country with comprehensive integration into global economy. Notable, domain name “.vn” on the stamp will create opportunities for local enterprises.

This was the second time in 11 years that Viet Nam was chosen to host APEC events after 19 years as a member of the forum.

                                                                                                            By Vien Nhu

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