Title : POSTAGE STAMP COMMEMORATIVE OF THE STATE VISIT OF H. E. LT. GEN. HUSSAIN MUHAMMAD ERSHAD, PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH.  (View Souvenir Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1388 
KPC#
C-1068 
MICHEL#
1412 
StanGib#
1676 
Scott#
1427 
Date of Issue
06/15/1985 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
70Won 
Design
National flags of both countries 
Designer
Lee, Hea-ock 
Image Area
32mm*22mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Sheet of 20(5*4) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
The Korea Mint Corporation 
Description
President and Mrs. Hussain Muhammad Ershad of Bangladesh make an official visit to Korea June 15-19, 1985, at invitation of President Chun Doo Hwan.

Bangladesh is located in South-West Asia, surrounded by India on all sides except the southern side, which faces the Bay of Bengal, and a small part of its eastern side, which borders Burma.

The country, with an area of 144,000sq. km., has a mostly Islamic population of 96 million, who speak Bengali and English as the official languages. With a tropical monsoon climate, it is one of the countries that get the highest precipiation in the world.

Bangladesh, which is pursuing an independent diplomatic policy of nonalignment, established formal relations with our country in 1973 and has since been promoting friendly relations, taking a great interest in our experience in economic beneficial cooperation in such fields as economy and technology.

The Ministry of Communications issues this commemorative postage stamp as a sign of the hearty welcome our nation extends o President and Mrs. Ershad.