The 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Stamp Association (December 30, 1960 – December 30, 2020) has just been held on the afternoon of December 29, 2020 in Hanoi, connecting online with the bridges: Hue, Khanh Hoa, Gia Lai and HCMC.
Affirming the role in the work of building and defending the country
In his commemorative speech, Mr. Dinh Nhu Hanh, President of Vietnam Stamp Association, Deputy General Director of Vietnam Post Corporation (Vietnam Post) reiterated the process of formation and development of Vietnam Stamp Association.
|Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Anh Tuan presented a memorial canvas to leaders of Vietnam Stamp Association.|
Upstream of history, Vietnam Stamp Association was established on December 30, 1960, according to Decision No. 401 of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. At the beginning, the Association gathered more than 50 members who are lovers of stamp collecting in the post, diplomatic, cultural industries … in Hanoi and some surrounding areas. The Association is chaired by Mr. Vu Quoc Uy, Acting Chairman of the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee; Mr. Le Quang Huy, Deputy Director of the Post and Press Release Department is the Vice President; with 6 members of the Executive Board.
Touchingly recalling the past, Mr. Le Duc Van, one of the founding members of Vietnam Stamp Association, former Chairman of Hanoi Stamp Association said: “After 1954, the country wants to reach out to the world, all branches are contact with the world. Regarding post, because we could not establish relations with the World Postal Union, we chose to contact the World Stamp Association (FIP), and to do this, we must have a stamp association. … Thus, the initial reason to establish the Vietnam Stamp Association stems from political purposes, for Vietnam to have a voice on post to the world ”.
Looking back on the past 60 years, the participants of the Celebration agreed that the Vietnam Stamp Association has gone through many ups and downs, overcoming many difficulties and challenges to step by step develop.
|Vietnam Stamp Association President Dinh Nhu Hanh delivers the opening speech at the Celebration.|
Currently, Vietnam Stamp Association has more than 7,000 members living in more than 200 clubs belonging to 33 member stamp associations. The Association’s activities have closely linked with the propaganda activities of the Party and State, contributing to educating patriotism, promoting socio-cultural activities, promoting the image of the country and people of Vietnam, and developing international relations. The association has also become an extended arm of people’s foreign affairs.
In particular, sensitive to the manifestations of violations of the sovereignty over the sea and islands of Vietnam in the stamp issuance activities of some countries, the Vietnam Stamp Association has promptly detected and reported to state management agencies for the award. appropriate measures to fight, manage tightly, prevent the stamp patterns from being distributed, at the same time propagate and encourage members not to participate in buying, selling, exchanging, storing and collecting these stamps.
The Vietnam Stamp Association has also actively coordinated with the Ministry of Information and Communications to implement the project “Propaganda for the protection of sovereignty and sustainable development of Vietnamese seas and islands in the period of 2018 – 2020″ through the display of stamps with the theme ” Hoang Sa, Truong Sa – Historical evidence and legal grounds.
|The celebration was held in Hanoi, online connection with 4 bridges in Hue, Khanh Hoa, Gia Lai, Ho Chi Minh City.|
With its practical and effective contributions, the Vietnam Stamp Association has been honored by the State with many noble awards. In particular, the Prime Minister has decided to take August 27 every year as Vietnam Stamp Day. This is a great source of encouragement for the Vietnam Stamp Association, also a strong affirmation of the role of the Vietnam Stamp Association in developing the stamp collection movement as well as in the construction and defense of the country. .
Spreading stamp patterns to promote Vietnam to the world
At this celebration, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Anh Tuan awarded the leader of Vietnam Stamp Association with the words: “Vietnam Stamp Association – 60 years of construction, development and integration. (1960 – 2020) ”.
On behalf of the leaders of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Deputy Minister Pham Anh Tuan highly appreciated the contributions of the Vietnam Stamp Association to the development of the country during the past 60 years.
|Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Anh Tuan highly appreciated the contributions of Vietnam Stamp Association to the development of the country over the past 60 years.|
Particularly emphasizing the meaning of the small stamps to help spread the image of Vietnam to the world, the Deputy Minister said that stamps and stamp products such as stamps have become precious gifts during country missions. in addition to leaders of the Party, State, Government, National Assembly as well as ministries and branches.
“The Ministry of Information and Communications has been trying to create conditions to issue more meaningful stamps, avoid duplication, to make the collection of stamps more convenient for everyone, to have more beautiful stamps to serve the collection ”, said Deputy Minister.
The Deputy Minister also expressed his wish that ministries, branches, localities and socio-political organizations understand the meaning and value of stamps, actively join hands to spread stamp patterns to contribute to promoting the image. Vietnam photos to the world will be better in the coming time.
Get expert opinion on postage stamp templates issued in 2021
On the morning of December 25, in Hanoi, the National Advisory Council on postage stamps had a meeting to comment on the design of 4 stamps to be issued in the last 6 months of 2021. Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Anh Tuan attended the meeting. way of the Chairman of the Council.