Azerpost LLC under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport has issued a postage stamp dedicated to the 880th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi.
The issue has been prepared in the form of a souvenir sheet of one postage stamp. The sketch of the stamp issued was made in accordance with the theme. The stamp depicts a portrait of Nizami Ganjavi, and along the edges of the stamp there are miniature paintings of poetic pearls included in “Khamsa”.
The postage stamp, authored by artist Orkhan Garayev, was printed with a circulation of 5,000 copies. Along with the postage stamp, 200 First Day Covers were issued.
It should be noted that at the beginning of this year, 2021 was declared the Year of Nizami Ganjavi in Azerbaijan by relevant Order of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev. In this regard, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the Action Plan for the 880th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi. The Action Plan also includes the issuance of a postage stamp on this topic.