PH Post Office launches “Keep the Faith!” Covid Stamps Be a hero
Left-wing sports and health advocates are Olympic bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, silver medalist Carlo Paalam, Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino, silver medalist Nesthy Petecio, minister of the Post Office Norman Fulgencio, Jollibee’s mascot, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Lloyd Dino, Philippine Sports Commission Commissioner Celia Kiram, and Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, who unveil the postage stamps “Keep the faith, be a hero, take your dose, fight the coronavirus”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
THE Philippine (PH) recently released new stamps to advocate for vaccination against Covid-19 which was launched with Olympic medalists Hidilyn Diaz, Carlo Paalam, Nesthy Petecio and Eumir Marcial and the iconic mascot of Jollibee as supporters of the ” vaccination campaign “.
“The ‘Keep the Faith, Be a Hero, Take Your Dose, Fight Coronavirus’ is the first set of postage stamps issued by a postal administration to encourage and promote vaccination to save your family, save the economy, save your country and save lives by taking its dose to fight [the] coronavirus, “PHLPost Postmaster General Norman Fulgencio said in a statement, adding:” The stamp is the second in the series of Covid-19 Heroes stamps. “
The first, launched last year at the start of the pandemic, was the “Frontline Heroes” which is a tribute to the tireless efforts and dedication of frontline workers to keep the country on the move and the rest of us safe. . “
“The stamps include all people from all walks of life who are recognized as heroes in our fight against Covid-19. What we only have to do now in the face of this pandemic is to unite and j ‘Hope our people get vaccinated to help our country move forward, “he said. The post office printed a total of 80,000 stamps in the eight colorful illustrated designs of ordinary people made by artistic director Rodine Teodoro. In-house philatelic artist Ryman Dominic Albuladora put the finishing touches on the layout of the stamps. First day stamps and envelopes are now available at the Manila central post office “The Stamp Shop” in Liwasang Bonifacio. For any inquiries please call 8527-01-08 or 8527-01-32 or follow / like facebook
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