2011 Japan World Stamp Exhibiton
July 28 - August 2, 2011
Japan Post was organized a World Stamp Exhibitions called "PHILANIPPON 2011". In Japan World Stamp Exhibition takes place 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 stamp collection.
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.