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Saturday, September 26, 2009

K. E. Medical College, Lahore, Centenary November 16, 1960. (1960-6)


The King Edward Medical College, Lahore is the oldest medical institution in Pakistan and is celebrating its centenary in November ‘60. This institution has played a very important role in the sphere of medical education in this subcontinent and has become internationally known in all fields of medical activities. Its centenary is a very significant milestone in the history of medical activities in the country.
To mark the Centenary celebrations, Posts and Telegraphs Department is issuing a set of two postage stamps of 2-anna and 14-anna denominations on and from the 16th November, 1960.
The College Insignia, appearing in the centre constitutes the motif of the postage stamps and is flanked, on the upper half, by the word “PAKISTAN” in Urdu and Bengali and, on the lower half, by the word “Centenary” and figures “1860-1960”, on the left and right -hand sides respectively. The Postage is indicat-ed at the bottom.