MINSK, 23 April (BelTA) – Belarus' Communications and Information Ministry and the Belarusian postal service Belpochta have launched a variety of postal projects in the run-up to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, BelTA learned from Belpochta's press service.
The souvenir sheet “75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War” will be released on 30 April. It is made in a triangle shape, the circulation will be 20,000. 8 May will see the release of the souvenir sheet “The joint issue of Belarus and Russia. 75 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War” (the circulation is also 20,000 pieces). Six special commemorative postmarks have been prepared.
The Belarusian postal service will issue artistic paper sheets “War Letters” featuring numbered lines to make a letter in the form of a triangle.
On 9 May, Belpochta will launch the campaign “Sent a letter to a war veteran” with provides bonuses for sending mail.
Thematic pre-stamped envelopes were released earlier this year.