PTT publishes stamp to mark CHP anniversary
Rifat Başaran - ANKARATurkey’s national post office (PTT) has prepared a stamp for the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), to mark the 93rd anniversary of the foundation of the party depicting the party’s symbol and CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. The preparation of the stamp also carried special meaning for party leader Kılıçdaroğlu, who is known to own a stamp collection and was surprised by the commemorative stamp.
A total of 560 stamps were published and a statement reading “93rd foundation anniversary” was also written on the stamp.
A specially-framed stamp prepared for the occasion was presented to Kılıçdaroğlu in his office. He hung the framed stamp in his office. The PTT conducted a similar practice for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for its 15th anniversary in August. The party published a stamp to mark the anniversary of its foundation depicting the images of Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.