Benazir Bhutto & Zulfikar Ali Bhutto-2008 -S/S

Pakistan has issued following 2 commemorative stamps on Bhuttos in 2008

Commemorative stamp for the 29th Martyrdom Anniversary of former Pakistani President and Prime Minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto along with his daughter former prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.Issue date:April 4,2008

55th Birthday Celebrations of Benazir Bhutto. Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated last December 27,2007

Issue date: June 21,2008

International Polar Year Stamps-IPY-2007-2008

The International Polar Year is the most famous  cooperative programme.The International Polar Year is a large scientific programme focused on the Arctic and the Antarctic from March 2007 to March 2009. include research in both polar regions. Which involve a wide range of research disciplines, including the social sciences.

Countries around the world have issued special stamps on International Polar Year 2007-2008.  Eight Arctic nations have taken the initiative.Other countries have also issued stamps and miniature sheet.These stamps depicts various things like Polar light seen around the World,etc.

1.Iceland 2.Norway 3.Finland 4.Greenland 5.Canada 6.Denmark 7.Sweden 8.USA  

50 Years In Space-2007 Australia

Stamps feature six significant events that have occurred in the first 50 years of modern space exploration.

1.Sputnik 1957

2.First Space Walk 1965

3.First Moon Walk 1969

4.Voyager 1977

5.International Space Station 1998

6.Hubble Space Telescope 1990

120th Anniversary of Sofia Zoo-Bulgaria

0.10 Leva – White-headed Marmoset (Callithrix geoffroyi)

0.20 Leva – Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)

0.35 Leva – Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus)

0.55 Leva – Meerkat (Suricata suricatta)

0.60 Leva – Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)

1.00 Leva – Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)

Date Of Issue:14.05.2008

Denomination-0.10, 0.20, 0.35, 0.55, 0.60 & 1.00 Leva – avaiable in minisheet

World’s First Beaded Stamp

Date of Issue-8 April 2008,Singapore

A distintive aspect of the Peranakan culture is its exquisite beadwork.The beaded wedding purse as depicted in this unique pouch-shaped Collector’s Sheet is an excellent example of the intricate Peranakan handicraft,which also features the world’s first beaded stamp! Tiny “caviar beads” are manually affixed onto the $5 stamp to re-create the delicate texture of Peranakan beadwork.