The first postal and philatelic edition dedicated to diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Japan has been validated today. The lounch seal was put by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs George Georgiev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Bulgaria Masato Watanabe and the Executive Director of Bulgarian Post Deyan Duneshki .
The edition is dedicated to 110 years since the beginning of the contacts between the two countries, 80 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations and 60 years since their restoration.
"The author of the project, Christina Borisova, depicted the symbols of the statehood of Bulgaria and Japan, as well as the logo for the triple anniversary in bilateral relations," Deputy Minister Atanasova said during the ceremony. She added that the card is being printed in a collector's edition of 581 and could become one of the most sought after editions of the year.