China First Day Cover – 30th Anniversary Of Effectivity Of Antarctic Treaty – By People’s Republic Of China.
The Antarctic Treaty was signed on Dec. 1,1959 and entered into full force on June 23, 1961. The treaty stipulates that it is in the interest of all mankind that Antarctica shall continue forever to be used exclusively for peaceful purpose.
Special Cover – World Environment Day, HARITHAKERALAM 2016 – By India Post
World Environment Day is observed every year on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). “World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.”