Great progress of philately in Egypt: The Second Continental Philatelic Exhibition. Cairo 11-14 June 2015

Published on Author José Ramón Moreno
CAIRO 11-14 JUNE 2015

Left to right: Eng. Khaled Negm Minister of Communication, Dr Nabil El Araby Arab League and Dr Sherif Samra President of the Philatelic Society of Egypt.



On 11-14 June 2015 the Philatelic Society of Egypt presented at the premises of the Arab League Building in Cairo, a four days successful show, the Second Continental Philatelic Exhibition to mark the 150th Anniversary of Egypt Post.

Egypt participated with 25 exhibits, Cyprus 6, UK 5, Saudi Arabia 5, Syria 1, Lebanon 1 and Iraq (1).

After the opening ceremony, three lectures were on the list of the 4 days programme. The first lecture “Egypt Post History through 150 years” was presented by the President of the Philatelic Society of Egypt Dr. Sherif Samra.



The second lecture “The Attractive World of Maximum Cards 1872-2014” was presented by Nicos Rangos and the third lecture “Features of Egypt’s History Through Stamps” was presented by Dr. Sherif Kerdany.

All three successful presentations attracted a large number of audiences of all kind of ages.


Left to right: Khaled Moustafa Secretary of the PSE,Raouf Ramsy Ghaly Treasurer of the PSE,Mohamed Yehia Board member,Dr. Sherif El Kerdani Board member, Alaa Masoud President of The Philatelic Society of Alexandria, Osama El Khayat Board member of Syrian Philatelic Society, Ali Labib President of Omlaty, Mariam Bayoumi, Raafat Milad Hannallah, Abdelrahman Yasser, Mohamed Ahmed Omar. In the centre Dr. Eng. Sherif Samra and Nicos Rangos, Amir Elmallah,Essam Saleh and many others participants.