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São Paulo – A new postage stamp celebrating the 51st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Brazil and Kuwait was launched by Correios. The creation is a partnership between the institution, the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication, and the Embassy of Kuwait in Brasília and was launched on November 29 night. Besides the postage stamp, a commemorative rubber stamp was also created. Pictured above, Floriano Peixoto Vieira Neto, on the left, and the ambassador of Kuwait, Nasser Riden Almotairi.
During the launching ceremony, the ambassador of Kuwait, Nasser Riden Almotairi, received authorities at his residence, including Correios president Floriano Peixoto Vieira Neto.
The diplomatic relations between Brazil and Kuwait begun on 1968. The stamp (pictured on the left) illustrates a building from each country. On the Kuwait’s side, there’re three towers from the capital Kuwait City. Officially opened on March 1979, the main tower is 187-meter high.
Representing Brazil is the Brasilia Digital TV Tower known as the “Cerrado Flower.” The building in on one of the Federal District’s highest peaks. The 182-meter high broadcast tower makes digital television signal available for the region. The monument was opened on April 21, 2012, being the last design by architect Oscar Niemeyer that was built before his death.
Translated by Guilherme Miranda