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Stamps on Golden Jubilee of Automobile & Touring Club of UAE presented to Club's President
26 JAN 2016

Stamps on Golden Jubilee of Automobile & Touring Club of UAE presented to Club's President

Emirates Post Group handed over an ornamental frame of commemorative stamps on the golden jubilee (50 th anniversary) of the Automobile & Touring Club of UAE (ATCUAE), to Mr. Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the Club, at a special ceremony held at the Club.

Emirates Post Group's Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ibrahim Bin Karam, presented the frame of stamps to Mr. Ben Sulayem, in the presence of senior officials from the Club and Emirates Post Group.

The Club, one of the oldest national organizations in the UAE, has in the past been chaired by many high-profile personalities, such as Sheikh Mohammad bin Salim Al Qassimi, the Founder, and His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. In 2006, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, became the organization's Honorary President.

Emirates Post Group Acting CEO Mr. Fahad Al Hosani commented: "Emirates Post Group has always supported organisations that work with dedication for the community and to promote sporting activities. We therefore decided to mark the golden jubilee of Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE with special stamps that portray the unique contribution of the Club to the motorsport in the UAE."

Emirates Post Group Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Ibrahim Bin Karam said: "We are pleased to recognize through these special stamps the role played by the Automobile and Touring Club of UAE in the development of motorsport in the UAE. Thanks to the Club's efforts, motorsport has reached international levels in the UAE, and we have produced some great champions. The issuing of these stamps is part of EPG's ongoing collaboration with government entities to promote their landmark achievements."

The stamps issued in the denominations of AED 3 and AED 1 are available at all post offices in the UAE, along with First Day Cover and Souvenir Sheet.


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