Monday, July 28, 2008

Philatelic Course for Government Officials in Thailand

"To keep the standard of stamp designs, enhance the designs and marketing, the Head of Philatelic Unit, Borneo Postal Service Department, Hjh Hammah bte Puasa (shown here) will be attending a 21-day Philatelic Course at the Asian Pacific College in Thailand," reports the Borneo Bulletin.

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with key information on philatelic activities and to introduce participants to the current best practices in the region in marketing and development of philately.

According to article, "The course is an interesting venue where participants can appreciate the unique place philately has in post office activities, its historical evolution, its business prospects and associated marketing, the usefulness of new computer programmes to design postage stamps and to get more information on philatelic activities in countries of the Asia-Pacific region."

To read a letter to attendees that outlines the course, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM