Stamps dedicated to Abai and al-Farabi’s anniversaries issued in Switzerland
The Kazakh embassy to Switzerland initiated the issuing of the commemorative stamps devoted to the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet Abai and the 1150th anniversary of the great Turkic philosopher Abu Nasr Al-Farabi, Strategy2050.kz reports with reference to the Kazakh foreign ministry.
The Swiss Post and Swiss stamps are one of the main brands of the country. Swiss Post’s stamps particularly popular among collectors and tourists worldwide. Switzerland used to be a host of many international philatelic exhibitions.
“Despite high development of digital technologies and electronic services in Switzerland Swiss Post remains one of the popular communication resources not only among citizens and residents of the country, but also among companies, international organizations, federal, cantonal and municipal authorities,” the statement read.
Swiss Post’s postal services turnover reaches up to 2 million letters per year.
The embassy uses issued stamps in its daily business correspondence. Negotiations are underway to distribute commemorative stamps throughout Switzerland.