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Nikol Pashinyan attends postage stamp redemption ceremony dedicated to the Spitak Earthquake


Before the government’s outgoing session, held in the Town Hall of Gyumri, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended a postage stamp redemption ceremony dedicated to the Spitak Earthquake.

The stamp was cancelled by Acting Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan, Acting Minister of Emergency Situations Felix Tsolakyan, Mayor of Gyumri Samvel Balasanyan and Haypost CJSC Board Chairman Juan Pablo Gechidjyan.

On a postage stamp scenes of the devastating earthquake of December 7, 1988 are presented in the form of a collage: collapsed buildings, rescue operations and clocks on the Freedom Square of Gyumri, which show the time when the tragedy occurred. The nominal value of the postage stamp is 230 drams. The postage stamp was printed in Cartor printing house (France) with a circulation of 30,000 copies. The author of the brand design is Chief Designer of “Haypost” CJSC Vahagn Mkrtchyan.

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