Embassy of India
'Ramayana' Commemorative Stamp Release
Embassy of India, Riyadh organized the ‘Ramayana’ commemorative stamp release ceremony at 1700 hrs (local time) on September 22, 2017 in the Embassy auditorium. The ceremony was attended by a cross section of the Indian community members and Embassy officials.
Department of Posts, Government of India brought out a set of commemorative stamps considering the cultural significance and outreach of ‘Ramayana’ across the world. The stamps had been shared with the Indian Missions abroad to make these stamps available to the Indian diaspora.
Following the release of these commemorative stamps by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 1900 hrs (IST) on September 22, 2017 in Varanasi, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia H.E Ahmad Javed released the Brochure on Ramayana, Miniature Sheet, Sheetlet containing a set of 11 stamps and First day Cover.
The Indian community in Saudi Arabia showed interest in purchasing the commemorative stamps and also took selfies with Ambassador Ahmad Javed.