Tue 04-04-2017 21:42 PM

UAE wins gold medal at Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, 4th April, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Philatelic Association, EPA, participated in the 34th Asian International Stamp Exhibition held from 30th March to 2nd April in Melbourne.

The event saw participation from 19 countries. The EPA team won a gold medal and a number of sliver medals in the exhibition.

Mohammed Ahmad Almurr won a gold medal for "The Cancellation and Postal History of Muscat 1830-1948." Thomas Johansen won Large Vermeil medal for "Postal Development in the Gulf during the British Postal Administration." In the youth class, Maryam Abdulla Khoory won a silver medal for her exhibit, "Birds of the World."

Ali Abdulrahman Ahmad Ali was National Commissioner and Muhammad Javaid was a jury member from the United Arab Emirates.