Philatelic medals at the London Exhibition
The Emirates Philatelic Association participated in the International Philatelic Exhibition (London 2022), held from 19 to 26 February 2022, which combined members of philatelic Associations from 70 countries.
Participants from the Association achieved honourable awards, with Thomas Johansson, a resident of the UAE, taking the gold medal for his “Muscat 1864 to1948″ exhibit: the Development of the Indian Post Office in Eastern Arabia. Abdullah Mohammed Tayyip Khoury was awarded the gold medal for his participation in the theme” Abu Dhabi from the Trucial States to the United Arab Emirates.” Ahmed bin Isa Al-Sarkal was awarded the Great Distinguished Silver Medal for “Abu Dhabi stamps 1963-1973.” Finally, Shafiq Umar Awan received a silver medal for his participation in ” Postal Markings of Britain.”
In the youth category, Adithya Sarma received a bronze medal for his participation in the theme “Conserve Wildlife.”