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PM releases postage stamp on metro rail opening

PM releases postage stamp on metro rail opening

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Dec 28) released a special commemorative postage stamp, an opening day cover and a data card, marking the country's historical journey into the metro rail era. The premier unveiled the commemorative postage stamp, the opening day cover and the data card, at the inauguration ceremony of the country's first metro rail at Diabari in the city's Uttara, local media reported.

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's younger daughter Sheikh Rehana, also lone sister of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was present on the occasion as special guest.

A special canceller was used on the occasion.

The postage stamp, first-day cover and data card will be sold from Philatelic Bureau of Dhaka GPO and will also be available at other GPOs and head post offices across the country later.