HÀ NỘI — Vietnam Post has launched a new postage stamp collection to raise the public awareness to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
The collection entitled includes two stamps with designs aiming to convey messages of solidarity.
The VNĐ4,000 stamp depicts pandemic fighting forces such as health workers, soldiers and policeman in addition to normal citizens pushing the pandemic back.
The VNĐ15,000 stamp features images of scientists, physicians and doctors as research vaccines, preventive medicines and medical treatment needed to fight the virus.
The new stamps were designed by artist Phạm Trung Hà. The collection will be available at 63 postal offices in the nation and will be used in the Universal Postal Union's 192 countries and territories from March 31 to December 31 officially.
Vietnam Post also provides other supplies such as postcards and envelopes with the same theme.
On March 17, Iran issued a set of stamps about COVID-19. China and Sri Lanka will also launch new stamps about COVID-19 next month. — VNS