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Dominican Republic: New stamp on ‘Preserve Polar Regions and Glaciers’ theme

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On the occasion of visiting Dominican Republic by Mr. Edouard Dayan, General Director of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and Mrs. Serrana Bassini, Secretary General of the Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal (PUAEP), the Dominican Post jointly with the Official Philatelic Committee have issued a postage stamp calling attention to the preservation of glaciers and poles, answering on the UPU's invitation to all governments for inclusion in their annual program of an issue with this theme. By the way, Post Offices of many countries took this initiative to participate in the Postal series called International Polar Year.

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