The Postal Administration of Indonesia issued a stamp on August 19, 1977, depicting "Traditional Male Costume of Jakarta Region" and the Postal Administration of Pakistan issued a stamp on 5th February, 1978 depicting "Traditional Costume (Female) of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Region".
In 1983, the two Postal Administrations also issued a set of two commemorative postage stamps on a common theme viz. "Traditional weaving handicrafts of both the countries".
In 1984, the two Postal Administrations decided to issue commemorative postage stamps on three yearly basis. Accordingly a set of two stamps in the series of IPECC commemorative stamps is being issued on 19th August, 1990 to focus attention on the co-operation between Indonesia & Pakistan. The theme selected for the stamps is culture of the two countries.
To commemorate the occasion Pakistan Post Office is issuing a commemorative postage stamp of Rs. 7/- denomination on the Indonesia Pakistan Economic and Cultural Cooperation Organization (IPECC) on August 19, 1990.