Name: The 200th Anniversary of the Transport Department of Russia
Date of Issue: 09 November 2009
In 2009, the Ministry of Transport of Russia celebrates its 200th anniversary. On November 20, 1809 Emperor Alexander I signed the manifesto entitled "Establishment of management of water and land communications". This date marked the beginning of the establishment of administrative structures in the transport sector of Russia, and rightly became the starting point of managing development of nation-wide transport system of the country.
The stamp presents the coat of arms of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation and the Russian flag.
Friday, December 11, 2009