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Kyrgyzstan issues postage stamps to mark 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov

The State Committee of Information Technologies and Communications hosted a solemn cancellation of postage stamps in honor of the 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov.

Special stamps with the date of cancellation were made for the purpose.

The first postage stamp depicts a portrait of the writer and his signature. Designer is Daria Mayer. The issued postage stamp by Kyrgyz Express Post Company is a part of the series «Anniversaries of Great Personalities.»

The postage stamp is issued in the form of leaflets of 5 stamps and one coupon. Its circulation is 5,000 copies; its cost is 75 soms.

The second postage stamp was manufactured by the state-owned enterprise Kyrgyzmarkasy. Designer is Eldiyar Isakov. It depicts a monument to Chingiz Aitmatov in Rukh Ordo. Its circulation is 2,500 copies. Its cost is 130 soms.