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Saturday, September 26, 2009

First Session of National Assembly of Pakistan at Dacca October 15, 1956. (1956-3)



In commemoration of the first session of National Assembly of Republic of Pakistan, held for the first time at Dacca, the capital city of East Pakistan, a set of three stamps was released on October 15, 1956.
The stamps are l 1/2 anna (green), 2 anna (sepia) and 12 anna (deep rose red). Depicting map of East Pakistan the stamps also incorporate country name in Bengali for the first time. Commemoration is not mentioned on the stamps and only country name in Bengali and Urdu are engraved on stamps along with their denominations which are placed at bottom left.