Monday, September 20, 2021

Emirates Post issues commemorative stamps for houbara and curlew birds

Dubai,
September 5th, 2021
– As part of its efforts to support biodiversity conservation
and uphold the UAE’s cultural heritage, Emirates Post, in partnership with the
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center, issued a new set of commemorative stamps bearing
the image of the Stone-Curlew and Houbara Bustard bird species.

The
issuance ceremony was held at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center headquarters
in Jumeirah, Dubai, and attended by H.E. Abdulla M. Alashram, CEO of Emirates
Post Group; H.E. Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook, CEO of
the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center; and other distinguished officials from
both entities.

Highlighting
the importance of this initiative to preserve the country’s heritage, H.E.
Abdulla Hamdan Bin Dalmook said: “As one of the entities dedicated to upholding
and preserving the unique heritage of the UAE, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage
Center has partnered with several local institutions to provide consultations
and services, as well as launch projects that exhibit our values ​​and customs
as a nation.”

Bin
Dalmook added: “We are pleased to collaborate with Emirates Post in issuing
this set of commemorative stamps featuring the houbara and curlew birds, following
the noble example shown by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. This
initiative is also in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, which encourages the
country to support ways that contribute to strengthening our national identity
and heritage through meaningful cooperation with various institutions.”

H.E.
Abdulla M. Alashram, noted: “The houbara bustard and stone-curlew birds
represent an important part of the Emirati heritage, and the issuance of these
stamps reflects our commitment to upholding our culture, and to raising
awareness in the community to preserving our local wildlife and environment.
Our cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center is a gesture of our
dedication to supporting initiatives that preserve the rich legacy of our
forefathers through commemorative stamps. This is only one of the many stamp
issuances that chronicle the UAE’s heritage and enhance our individual and cultural
connections.”

The stamps
will be available for purchase on the Emirates Post webshop (emiratespostshop.ae) and at Emirates
Post Customer Happiness Centres across the country.

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