Friday, November 12, 2010

Achievements in the 20th Century

The Mauritius Postal Services issued a set of 4 commemorative stamps on 7th December 1999 to highlight the main achievements of Mauritius during the 20th century.

The stamps denominations are as follows:
R1 - Eradication of malaria, a deadly disease transmitted by the Anopheline mosquito,

Rs2 - Emancipation of women,

Rs5 - Construction of the International Conference Centre at Grand Bay,

Rs9 - Manufacture of special sugars, used mainly in bakery.

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