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India, Cada to jointly release Diwali-themed stamps

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Aug 30: India and Cada will jointly issue two sets of commemorative postage steps on the theme of Diwali, the government announced on Wednesday. The stamps will be released on September 21 as per an MoU signed between the postal departments of the two countries.

“India and Cada have a long-standing close relationship based on shared values of democracy, pluralism, equality for all and rule of law. Strong people-to-people contacts and the presence of a large Indian Diaspora in Cada provide a strong foundation for the relationship,” said a statement from the Indian government. It said the theme of Diwali was chosen “considering the large presence of Indian Diaspora” in Cada. (IANS)

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