Canada says Eid Mubarak in style, issues Eid postage stamp
India TV Buzz Desk New Delhi 26 May 2017, 22:31:00 IST
Canada Post today issued an Eid stamp that recognizes Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, two festivals celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The stamps were unveiled at in Montréal, Que. and Richmond Hill, Ont.
While unveiling the stamp, Deepak Chopra, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post, told the audience at the Richmond Hill, “As Canada reaches its 150th birthday, our stamp committee reflected on some themes that need to reflect the Canada of today,”
Apart from Eid, Canada has also issued stamps celebrating Christmas and Chinese New Year.
Doreen Colonello and Erin Enns of Entro Communications designed the postage stamp and they were printed by Colour Innovations.
Domestic-rate stamp measures 28 mm by 35 mm, is printed in six colours plus a varnish, and is available in booklets of 10.