Stamps featuring DOST and PNRI

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of two stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversaries of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI).

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P7 (DOST) – – – 60,000
P7 (PNRI) – – – 35,000
Date of Issue: June 4, 2008
Last Day of Sale: June 3, 2009 (as stock allows)
Size of Stamp: 40mm x 30mm
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer & Layout Artist: Benedict Cagaanan
Design Coordinator: Victoria B. Bartilet
Text: Rodel G. Offemaria
Fe Medina
Over-all Director: Carol M. Yorobe
Designs: DOST and PNRI buildings

It was in 1958 when the Philippine Congress passed a law for the creation of the National Science Development Board (NSDB). Essentially, the National Science Development Board laid down the foundation stones of an organized national scientific development effort. Read more.

The stamps and First Day Covers wil! be available starting June 4, 2008 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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