Sunday, January 26, 2014

The XXI INCOSAI


INTOSAI (The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions) was founded in 1953, and it operates as an umbrella organisation for the community of supreme audit institutions (SAI) in countries belonging to the United Nations (UN) and its specialised agencies. INTOSAI is the recognised international body in the field of external public audit.

INCOSAI (International Congress of Surpreme Audit Institutions) is the INTOSAI organ of the highest authority, and is held once every 3 years.

The XXI INCOSAI, hosted by the National Audit Office of China, is held from 21 to 26 Oct 2013 in Beijing.

The China National Philatelic Corporation has issued a set of 2 commemorative stamps titled "The XXI INCOSAI" in conjunction with this event. The Emblem of XXI INCOSAI and the Logo of INTOSAI are being featured in each stamp respectively.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Date of Issue : 22 Oct 2013
Postmark : China
Denomination : 2 x CNY1.20
Stamp Size : 27mm x 38mm
Printing Process : Offset

A LIL' NOTE

A memento that I bought during my last trip to Guangzhou. Got it from the China National Philatelic Outlet in Beijing Lu Pedestrian Mall :)

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