Indonesia issues post stamps dedicated to İcherisheher
2020-06-22

Indonesia has issued post stamps dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the inclusion of Icherisheher in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The post stamps were issued by the state-owned company Indonesia Post at the initiative of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Indonesia in line with the relevant order signed by President Ilham Aliyev on February 27, 2020

According to the agreement reached between the state-owned company Indonesia Post and the Azerbaijani Embassy, ​​the stamp has been put into circulation this month at the country's central and regional post offices.

Azerbaijan became member of UNESCO on June 3 1992, after restoration of its independence. In 2003, Azerbaijan and UNESCO signed the framework agreement on cooperation in the areas of culture, science, education and communication, which allowed Azerbaijan to become one of the donors of UNESCO.

Many Azerbaijan's cultural sites have been included into UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The Icherisheher (Old City), Maiden Tower and Shirvanshah's palace were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000.