Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has announced the launch of the FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums stamp set, the 2nd edition of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 official stamps. This comes within the signed agreement with FIFA, under which Qatar Post became the Official Licensee for stamps category for the tournament that will be hosted by Qatar.
The 2nd edition was revealed at a special ceremony, in the presence of FIFA Officials, as well as delegates from The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and Qatar Post.
Qatar Post launches 8 one-of-a-kind stamps, one for each World Cup 2022 stadium. Now available in our main branch. #FIFA #LimitedEditionStamps— QATAR POST📦 الشركة القطرية للخدمات البريدية (@QATAR_POST) July 13, 2021
بريد قطر يعلن عن إطلاق 8 طوابع فريدة من نوعها، واحدة لكل ملعب من ملاعب كأس العالم 2022. الآن موجودة في فرعنا الرئيسي. #فيفا #طوابع pic.twitter.com/6lkCVKHkMe
Similar to the first set, the launch of the FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums stamp set comes in cooperation with FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, and within the Qatar Post mandate to document all events, celebrations and preparations managed by the State of Qatar to host the upcoming tournament. Through distinctive designs, each stamp embodies the unique architecture of the eight stadiums that will host the matches of the first-ever FIFA World Cup to be played in the region, in Qatar.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums stamp will be sold to the public for QAR 28. As a first stage, 20,000 copies, 2,000 first-day issue envelopes, 3,000 postcards, and 2,000 folders have been printed.
On this occasion, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Post Faleh Al Naemi said: "We are pleased to present to the world a set of stamps for the FIFA World Cup stadiums. These distinctive and uniquely designed masterpieces are inspired by our authentic Qatari heritage and rich culture. This edition, featuring the eight stadiums that will host the tournament matches, highlights the stadium's aesthetics and high-end architecture. We are proud to cooperate with FIFA and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy to launch this series of editions, which falls within the Qatar Post program to document all events, occasions, and preparations related to hosting the most-anticipated and the biggest football tournament in the world."
Qatar Post will continue to design stamps in commemoration of every stage of preparation for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which simultaneously highlights the rich legacy and history of the State of Qatar in the field of football. Only a few months ago, Qatar Post launched the first edition of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 official stamp that is distinguishable for its unique design that takes the form of Qatar's map and bears the official logo of the tournament.
Source and image credit: Qatar News Agency
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