Tokyo (VNA) – The Fukushima Post under the Japan Post on July 21 published two stamp series as Fukushima is the host city of the Vietnamese delegation during the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
These stamp sets were designed and issued by Fukushima Post in collaboration with the city administration. Each set includes five stamps depicting the flags of Vietnam and Fukushima as well as famous landscapes and typical flowers and fruits such as Cau Pagoda – built by Japan in the early 17th century in the ancient Vietnamese city of Hoi An, the lotus – the national flower of Vietnam, and the peach – a famous fruit of Fukushima prefecture.
Priced at JPY 920 (US $ 8.37) per set, these stamp sets will be sold at 90 post offices in Fukushima Prefecture, two post offices in Tokyo and on the Internet.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony for the commemorative stamp games, Fukushima Mayor Kohata Hiroshi said that as Vietnam’s host city, Fukushima has carefully prepared to welcome Vietnamese athletes ahead of the Olympics. and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Fukushima Post Director Otosaka Satoru said the issuance of the stamp sets shows the city’s encouragement for the Vietnamese sports delegation and aims to promote the city’s image./.