World Stamp Flag Handover - Speech for Chairman
Greetings everyone – Mr. Wade Saadi, President of the World Stamp Show – NY 2016, Mr. Tay Peng Hian, President of the FIP, Mr. Mr.Surajit Gongvatana, President of the FIAP, and our distinguished Jury, prestigious members, honored guests, and members of the media. It is my honor to be here among you today.
The PHILATAIPEI 2016 – World Stamp Championship Exhibition will be held from October 21 to 26, 2016, at Hall 1 of the Taipei World Trade Center. As it happens, this year is the 120th anniversary of the Chunghwa Post Co., which was established in 1896. Taiwan is famous of hospitality, enthusiasm and beautiful scenery. By hosting PHILATAIPEI 2016, we sincerely welcome all the representatives, postal associations, stamp dealers, and stamp collectors to come to Taiwan and to observe philately interchange.
One special note is that Taiwan’s world exhibition will be the stage for the 4th World Stamp Championship, the highest level of international philately competition. All the world’s greatest philatelists will be present, and we anticipate a brilliant display as they compete for awards and glory.
Next stop, PHILATAIPEI 2016 – World Stamp Championship Exhibition. We warmly welcome and look forward to seeing you!