July 28 - August 2, 2011
Japan Post was organized a World Stamp Exhibitions called "PHILANIPPON 2011".
In Japan World Stamp Exhibiton takes palce once every ten years, held
in 1971, 1981, 191, 2001 and 2011. World Stamp Exhibitions are held all
over the world every year with aims to develop philately, opening
world-renowned stamp collections to public and promote stamps of the
member countries of the "Federation Internationale de Philatelie" (FIP).
The theme of PHILANIPPON '11 was " Stamps Link the World".
It was a rare opportunity for the first time in 10 years in Japan to
promote philatelic culture in Japan, publicize Japanese stamps overseas,
and nurture cultural exchange and international friendship through
Mr. Ghulam Asghar was
appointed as Commissioner from Pakistan for this world class stamp
exhibition by Pakistan Philatelic Federation (PPF), he is also Executive
member of Peshawar Stamp Society.