PRESS RELEASE BY POS MALAYSIA BERHAD

Pos Malaysia Berhad will be issuing special stamps and First Day Covers for the Malaysia’s Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC). They will be on sale at all post offices and philatelic bureaus nationwide on Thursday, July 1, 2004.

The special stamps, issued in three denominations – 30 sen, 50 sen and RM1 will be officially launched by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi at the KLCC Concourse on Saturday, July 3, 2004 at 2.30 pm.

For the first time, Pos Malaysia Berhad will provide stamp collectors with a special postmark dated July 3, 2004 to commemorate the launching of the MSC stamps by the Prime Minister. However, stamp collectors can get the special postmark only at the Pos Malaysia Berhad booth at the MyMalaysia, MyMSC Expo, the KLCC Concourse on Saturday, July 3, 2004.

The stamps are issued to record the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) as the ideal choice of location for information and communication technology (ICT) for the global innovators and investors. The MSC welcomes countries to use its highly advanced infrastructural facilities as a global testbed for ICT applications and a hub for their global and regional operations in Asia.

MSC’s unique competitive advantages stem from its dynamic and vibrant multilingual workforce, world-class infrastructure with guaranteed service levels, political and institutional stability, excellent living standards and a proven track record in developing outstanding ICT products and services for regional and global markets.

Besides the stamps, Pos Malaysia Berhad is also issuing RM2 miniature sheets, First Day Covers at 30 sen each, gift pack at RM3.50 each and folders at the value of RM5 each.

The stamps,40 mm by 30 mm are printed in sheets of 20 by using SPM watermarked, phosphor coated paper.
 

 

Multimedia Super Corridor

 

 

Technical Details

Date of Issue 1st-July-2004

Stamp Value : 30 sen, 50 sen &  RM1.00

Sheet Content : 20 Stamps

First Day Cover Value : 30 Sen

Perforation 14

Paper Watermarked, Phosphor Coated

Printing Process Lithography

Printer Secura Security Printing Sdn. Bhd.

Printer for Mini Sheet Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional Sdn. Bhd.

Designer : Reign Associates Sdn. Bhd.

 

 

 

STAMPS

MNH Set of Stamps 3v

Price - USD1.20

MSC Malaysia is one or the world's premier locations for information and communication technology (ICT). It hosts world-class companies, innovative research and development entities and new start-ups specializing in ICT products, solutions and services.

Malaysia attracts leading ICT companies of the world to locate their industries in the MSC and undertake research, develop new products and technologies and export from this base. MSC Malaysia is also an ideal growth environment for Malaysian ICT companies to transform themselves into world-class enterprises. Furthermore, the MSC welcomes countries to use its highly advanced infrastructure  facilities as a global testbed for ICT applications and a hub for their global and regional operations in Asia.

Located at the heart of Asia's fastest-growing markets, MSC Malaysia has become the choice location for global innovators and investors. Its unique competitive advantages stem from its dynamic and vibrant multilingual workforce, lower costs and ease of doing business, world-class infrastructure and guaranteed service levels, political and institutional stability, excellent living standards and a proven track record in developing outstanding ICT products and services for regional and global markets.

Major MSC Initiatives

1.    Major Flagship Applications for the Development of the Nation

  • Mykad

  • e-Government

  • Smart School

  • Telehealth

  • e-Business

  • Technopreneur Development

  • Research and Development

2.    Shared Services & Outsourcing

MSC Malaysia is rapidly gaining recognition as "Asia's Shared Services and Outsourcing Haven", hosting the global and regional operations of many large multinationals.

3.    Creative Multimedia

MSC Malaysia has become a utopia for creative multimedia companies to meet the increased global demand for creative content for film, television, animation and computer generated images.

The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC)

Mandated to oversee the development of the MSC is the Multimedia Development Corporation. Based in Cyberjaya, MDC facilities applications by foreign and local companies to re-locate to the MSC, globally markets the MSC, shapes MSC-specific laws, policies and practices and standardizes the MSC's infrastructural and urban development.

 
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

3 FDCs - 1 with stamps + 2 with M/S (imperf & perf.)

        

Price USD3.99

 

 

MINIATURE SHEET

   

Price USD2.50

 

 

STAMP SHEETS

               

Price USD15.90

 

 

PRESENTATION PACK

Price USD2.50


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