The Emirates Philatelic Association (EPA) has won a number of laurels for their entries during the Brasiliana 2013 World Stamp Exhibition.
The exhibitors from 65 countries participated in the show held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last month.
Ahmad Bin Eisa Alserkal won Gold medal for his exhibit "A Postal History Study of Airmail from Iraq 1919-1945". Nasser Bin Ahmad Alserkal won Large Vermeil medal for "Sharjah Postal History" and Silver Medal for his literature class entry of "Stamp Collecting a New Vision". Eisa Bin Ahmad Alserkal won Vermeil medalsfor his exhibit "Dubai Errors and Verities. Ummer Farook won Silver medal for "Mahatma Gandhi" and Rana Farook Won Silver Bronze medal for her collection "Jawaharlal Nehru".
Ali Abdulrahman Ahmad was a National Commissioner and Muhammad Javaid was Assistant Commissioner from the United Arab Emirates.
UAE is the only country from Arab World to win Gold medal in the show. These achievements have enhanced the UAE's prestige in the world of philately. It is a great honour for the country to achieve these successes, according to EPA.