May 28 – POS Malaysia launched the first day cover envelopes with stamps and files in conjunction with the 40th annniversay of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and China. The stamps will be officially relased on May 31, the date Malaysia and China established diplomatic ties during the tenure of Malaysia´s second prime minister Tun Abdul Razak Hussein in 1974.
The designs on the envelope feature two stamps with a picture of Putra Perdana, Putrajaya and the Great Hall of the People in Beijing and the image of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and President Xi Jinping of China shaking hands as well as the coat of arms of Malaysia and China.
31-05-2009 – 35th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Malaysia and China
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