Title : POSTAGE STAMPS COMMEMORATIVE OF PRESIDENT CHUN DOO HWAN'S STATE VISITS TO BURMA, INDIA, SRILANKA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND  (View Souvenir Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1319 
KPC#
C-979 
MICHEL#
1344 
StanGib#
1587 
Scott#
1351C 
Date of Issue
10/08/1983 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
70Won 
Design
Heads of State and Flags of Both Countries 
Designer
Lee Keun-moon 
Image Area
33mmí┐23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5í┐5 
Paper
White
Unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of korea 
Description
President and Mrs. Chun Doo Hwan make state visits to Burma, India, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand October 8-25, 1983 at the invitation of the Presidents of the three Southwest Asian countries and the Governor General of Australia and the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

During his 18-day trip, President Chun will have a series of summit talks with the leaders of the five host nations: President U San Yu of Burma, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi of India, President Junius Richard Jayewardene of Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Robert Hawke of Australia, and Prime Minister Robert D. Muldoon of New Zealand. In the summitries with the three Southwest Asian and the two Oceanian leaders, President Chun will exchange views on the recent international and regional situation, and discuss matters of mutual interest as well as ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation. In view of the great influence the three Southwest Asian states have on the Third World, it is expected that President Chun's visits to them will become an epoch-making occasion for consolidating the groundwork of our diplomacy with the Third World, His talks with the Oceanian leaders will center on ways to increase economic cooperation.

The Ministry of Communications issues these postage stamps in commemoration of this series of state visits President Chun Doo Hwan is making to Burma, India, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand.