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India & South Africa Joint Issuing of Postage Stamps Agreement: Details, Updates



India & South Africa Joint Issuing of Postage Stamps Agreement: Details, Features, Latest Updates

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 18th December 2018, has been apprised of Joint Issue of Postage Stamps by India and South Africa on the theme “125th Year of Mahatma Gandhi’s Pietermaritzburg Station Incident & Birth Centenary of Nelson Mandela”. 

The Agreement on the Joint Issue of Postage Stamp was signed on 24th July 2018. The postal stamps were released on 26th July 2018.

The commemorative postage stamps on the above theme depict images of Mahatma Gandhi of India and Nelson Mandela of South Africa.

South Africa 

Capitals: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial) and Cape Town (legislative)

Largest City: Johannesburg

Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)

Official languages: English & 10 other languages

President: Cyril Ramaphosa 


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