Kabul (BNA) The government of Afghanistan has issued commemorative postage stamps bearing the image of slain Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura.
The stamp was unveiled by director general of the Administrative Office of the President Fazel Fazly and Afghan Post director during a ceremony held at the presidential palace the other day.
Valued at 300 Afghanis, the stamp features a photograph of Nakamura and words applauding his humanitarian aid efforts in the country. Nakamura was shot dead in December 2019 while working on aid efforts as the local representative of Japanese humanitarian aid group Peshawar-kai. The doctor, who was 73 at the time of the shooting, had engaged in medical support and desert greening programs. At the ceremony Fazel Mahmood Fazly, lauded Nakamura’s challenging efforts to raise the standard of living in the country.