To mark its anniversary which falls on 21st July each of the three countries issues a set of three stamps on a common subject one design being chosen from each country. The set being issued this year reproduces a painting each from Iran, Turkey and Pakistan. The stamps issued by Pakistan are in the denominations of 40 paisa, 75 paisa and Rs. 1 .60. The stamp of the value of 40 paisa depicts ‘A village scene’ painted by (late) Ustad Allah Bakhsh, a celebrated artist of Pakistan.
The stamp of the value of 75 paisa depicts the famous painting ‘Gold-smith with his helper at work’ by the famous Iranian artist (late) Mohammad Ghafari known as Kemal Al MoIk. The Turkish painting, depicted on the stamp of the denomination of Rs. 1.60, is a masterpiece named ‘Harvest’ by (late) Namik Ismail. the renowned Turkish painter.