STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO (1994-1995)

 

Syria : 50th Anniversary of ICAO

 

Issue date: 07/12/1994

 

 

Bassel al‑Assad International Airport at Latakia (can be spelled Lattakia), the principal port city of Syria; 50th anniversary logo.

 

Cancelled to Order (CTO).

First Day Cover.

 

Backgound: The international airport is named for Bassel al-Assad (19621994), son of the late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad and brother of the President Bashar al-Assad.

 

Philatelic notice related to this issue. In English, the correct name of the Organization should be International Civil Aviation Organization.