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27 May 2020

Nation Building — Post-Courier 50th Anniversary

Papua New Guinea: Nation Building – Post-Courier 50th Anniversary, 27 May 2020. Images from Post PNG.

Technical Specifications:

STAMP SIZE: 65mm x 35mm
SOUVENIR SHEET SIZE: 105mm x 140mm
SHEETLET SIZE: 140mm x 105mm
DENOMINATION: K1.60, K3.45, K5.00 & K6.90
FORMAT: Vertical
COLOURS: Full Colour Process
PAPER: Tullis Russel Non Phosphor 104 gsm
GUM: Unwatered mark, PVA Gummed
PRINTING TECHNIQUE: Multicolour Offset, Lithography
DESIGNER: Tania Peter – Post Courier
PRINTER: Southern Colour Print, NZ
ISSUE DATE: 27th May, 2020
WITHDRAWAL DATE: 27th May, 2021

50 Years of Nation Building – Post Courier

Post PNG, as the governing administration of postage stamps in Papua New Guinea through its Philatelic Department, and in collaboration with South Pacific Post Limited, has release a commemorative set of postage stamps commemorating Post Courier’s 50 years of nation building.

The Post Courier has been Papua New Guinea’s Number 1 Daily Newspaper Since 1969. It is also the country’s oldest newspaper.

The Post-Courier is proud of its record as the voice of PNG. We were there when the nation took its first bold steps towards independence. Since that time, we have fearlessly recorded the nation’s progress, helping to build the nation.

The Post-Courier unashamedly supports the constitutional rights of Papua New Guineans and will fight to the last drop of ink to protect them. We are accountable to the people of Papua New Guinea first and foremost.

The Post-Courier is the most trusted news source in Papua New Guinea, circulating nationally, Monday to Friday in English. Printed in Port Moresby, the newspaper is distributed mostly by air throughout Papua New Guinea.

Formed in June 1969, June 2019 saw us commence our 50th year of covering the national affairs of Papua New Guinea.

On Tuesday 30 May 2000, the head office was named Sela Haus by His Excellency Sir Silas Atopare, GCMG KStJ, the Governor General of Papua New Guinea, after Luke Clement Sela, OBE, the first and longest serving Papua New Guinean Editor of the Post-Courier. We look forward to servicing the readers of Papua New Guinea into the future.

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