THE Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released new stamps and official first day covers in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) with the theme “Championing Depositor Protection, Fostering Financial Stability”.
Roberto Tan, PDIC President and CEO and PHLPost Postmaster General Luis D. Carlos together with PDIC Vice President for Corporate Affairs Jose Villaret Jr. and PHLPost Assistant Postmaster General for Operations Reynaldo Malacapo Jr. unveiled the stamps featuring the PDIC logo and the words “60 years” in diamond like visual to signify the anniversary of the organization. The event was held at Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City.
The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) is a government instrumentality created on June 22, 1963 by virtue of Republic Act No. 3591, or the Act Establishing the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation, as amended.
The PDIC was established to provide depositor protection and help maintain stability in the financial system by providing permanent and continuing deposit insurance. On its 60th year, the PDIC fulfills its mandate to depositors as the state deposit insurer equipped with systems at par with international standards.
PHLPost has printed 40,000 copies of the stamps sold at P16 each. Francis Ian C. Guillang (PDIC) and PHLPost in-house Artist Eunice Beatrix U. Dabu did the layout of the stamps.
The PDIC 60th founding anniversary Stamps and official first-day covers are now available at the 4th Floor of SM City Manila Postal Counter located at Conception Street corner San Marcelino or visit https://www.facebook.com/PilipinasPhilately/ for updates.