Stamps on Golden Jubilee of Automobile & Touring Club of UAE
13 DEC 2015

Stamps on Golden Jubilee of Automobile & Touring Club of UAE

Emirates Post Group has released a set of commemorative stamps to mark the golden jubilee (50 th anniversary) of the Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE), one of the oldest national organizations in the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion its golden jubilee.

The Club was chaired by many high-profile personalities, such as Sheikh Mohammad bin Salim Al Qassimi, the Founder, and His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. In 2006, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, became the organization's Honorary President.

Acting President of EPG Mr. Fahad Al Hosani said: "Emirates Post Group has always supported organisations that work relentlessly for the community and promote sporting activities. We therefore decided to mark the golden jubilee of Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE with special stamps that portray the unique contribution of the Club to the motorsport in the UAE."

"We are pleased to recognize the role played by the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE in the development of motorsport in the UAE, through these special stamps," said Chief Commercial Officer of EPG, Mr. Ibrahim Bin Karam. "Thanks to its efforts, motorsport has reached international levels in the UAE, and we have produced some great champions. The issuing of these stamps is part of EPG's ongoing collaboration with government entities to promote their landmark achievements."

The stamps issued in the denominations of AED 3 and AED 1 are available at all post offices in the UAE, along with a First Day Cover and a Souvenir Sheet.

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