Issue Date:3rd SEP'2009
Details:Pos Malaysia Berhad issued a special collection of stamps and first-day covers featuring The First Malaysian Submarine.There are 2 designs for the 50sen denomination and 1 design for the 30sen denomination. The first-day covers are available at 30 sen each while folders are RM5.50 each.
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Malaysia's first submarine arrived at a Malaysian naval base at Port Klang in its central state of Selangor on Thursday.
KD Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR), the submarine named after Malaysia's first prime minister, arrived at the KD Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah naval base at Pulau Indah, west part of Port Klang, after a 54-dayjourney.
Malaysian Supreme Head Mizan Zainal Abidin and Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah were at the port to welcome the new member of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN).
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Defense Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were also present to witness the historic moment.
There family members of the 32 crews on board as well as foreign military officials were also invited to share the joyous occasion.
Remark:Nice superb design FDC with 3v lovely stamps was sent to me by my friend Khor Kok Keong from Malaysia on the issue date by regular airmail post.
The handling of India post shorting men are so bad they open any personal letter of anybody for searching currency note or good stamps in our foreign post handling wing.This FDC has also opened so the backside is damaged.We philatelist are helpless for these activities of India post.