Turkey issues special stamp featuring PM Modi

A personalised postage stamp featuring Prime Minister Narendra was issued by Turkey.

PTI| Updated: Nov 18, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Antalya: A personalised postage stamp featuring Prime Minister Narendra was issued by Turkey in remembrance of the just concluded G20 Leaders Summit here.

The stamp of 2.80 Turkish lira bears a picture of Modi and the Indian national flag. It has 'Narendra Modi - Prime Minister of Republic of India' written at the bottom.

Personalised stamps of G20 Turkey Summit Leaders were presented by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in remembrance of G20 Turkey Leaders Summit, the official twitter handle of G20 Turkey Leaders Summit tweeted.

In all, 33 stamps including of the leaders of the 19 biggest and most powerful economies of the world and the European Union were issued.

Modi attended the Summit in this Turkish resort town on November 15 and 16.

Other world leaders featured include US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, UK Prime Minister David Cameroon, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Sinzo Abe and European Council President Donald Tusk.

Even though French President Hollande cancelled his visit to the Summit due to the Paris killings, a stamp in his honour too was issued.