Stamps 1997


  • 1997, August 14 - 50th anniversary of Independence - Golden Jubilee Celebrations
Value: Rs:3 Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
Value: Rs:3 Allama Mohammad Iqbal.
Value: Rs:3 Portrait.
Value: Rs:3 Portrait.
        • Date of Issue (August 14,1997)

          Golden Jubilee Celebrations
        • 1997, November 26 - The Pakistan Motorway Project
         Value: Rs:10.00 Map of part of Pakistan showing motorway route.
                                Stamp & Miniature sheet
        • Date of Issue (November 26, 1997)

          Pakistan Motorway Project

          Pakistan Motorway Project is originally conceived by Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, to provide a country wide link of limited access high speed highway to bring most parts of the country together which could result in greater economic growth, commercial activity and trade with ECO countries. It is envisaged that such a system of modern roads would enable Pakistan to step into the 21st century equipped with a first rate communication system.  

        • 1997, December 3 - International Day of the Disabled.
         Value: Rs:4.00 Disabled people
        • Date of Issue (December 3, 1997)

          International day of the Disabled

          There are estimated 500 million persons with disabilities in the world. In some countries like Pakistan the percentage of disabled population is as high as 20%. Various U.N. resolutions have consistently emphasized the rights of persons with disabilities to the same opportunities as other citizens and to an equal share in the improvement in living conditions resulting from economic and social development. On December 3rd, the people with disability, the world over, engage the attention of the government and communities to fulfill their commitments to the cause of the disabled.