YEREVAN (Panorama.am) – On Monday, HayPost CJSC cancelled and put into circulation a postage stamp dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the establishment of the Mekhitarist Congregation on St. Lazarus Island.
The cancellation took place at the Matenadaran repository of ancient manuscripts within the framework of events dedicated to the 300th anniversary of establishment of the Mekhitarist Congregation.
The postage stamp depicts the image of the Mekhitarist Congregation on St. Lazarus Island.
The postage stamp, valued at 230AMD, is being printed at the “Cartor” printing house in France with the print run of 40,000 pieces. The designer of the stamp is “Haypost” CJSC’s Vahe Muradyan.
The postage stamp was cancelled by Armenia’s Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan, Deputy Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Arman Khachatryan, President of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Pontifical Legate of the Mekhitarist Congregation of Venice His Eminence, Archbishop Levon Zekiyan, Acting Chief Executive Officer of HayPost CJSC Haik Avagyan.