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11.04.2012 - UPU Congress in Doha (Qatar) has its own stamp exhibition
The 25th Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) will be held from 24 September until 15 October 2012. Doha in Qatar will be the place where this important encounter of representatives of postal

The 25th Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) will be held from 24 September until 15 October 2012. Doha in Qatar will be the place where this important encounter of representatives of postal administrations from all over the world will take place. A philatelic exhibition, also to be held in Doha, will support the event; the motto of this event is Mail transport and the role of the Post. Stamp collections, hand stamps, postal stationery and documents of all types reflecting the aforementioned motto as well as material regarding transport, postal routes, post offices, mail ships, railway post offices, etc. are welcome.

Collections will be presented in frames that can hold sixteen album leaves. The UPU will pick up the bill for the transportation to and from Doha, and for the insurance of the exhibits. Exhibits can be submitted until June 2012. Those exhibitors who have such collections, and have the wish to present them in Doha, can request a registration form. Please contact J.-F. Logette (e-mail: jf.logette@upu.int, fax +41313510266 or at the address J.-F. Logette, UPU, Universal Postal Street 4, 3000 Bern 15 (Switzerland).