Wednesday, August 22, 2007

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid presents extraordinary philatelic gift

Morocco-Rabat, August 19, 2007 - His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, President of Moroccan National Federation of Scouting, welcomed release of special commemorative postage stamp issued as a tribute to 100 years of Scouting by Barid Al-Maghrib (the Moroccan Post).

His Royal Highness stressed efforts to promote knowledge of youths and to reflect on scouting memorable past, present and brilliant future the with this honored stamp.

His Royal Highness also emphasized that the postage stamp is designed to not only commemorate the most momentous group, events and movement in history, but to endorse education about the vital 21st century topics.

In 1963, the Moroccan Post issued stamps on the occasion of the 5th Arab Jamboree and in 1978 on the pan-Arabs Scouting festivities in Morocco. This issue marks national and international event, extremely important for the philatelists of all ages.

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