“Celebrating Bible Translation” First Day of Issue
Today, Thursday September 2, 2010, the first day of issue and launch of the “Celebrating Bible Translation” commemorative stamp block was held. His Excellency the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui was the guest of honor and unveiled the stamp during the ceremony. The stamp was approved by the Governor General during the process by the Philatelic Bureau to produce the stamp.
The event was held at the newly constructed Bible translation center in the Solomon Islands which belongs to the Solomon Islands Bible Translation and Literacy Partnership and attended by members of the Solomon Islands Christian Association. Following the stamp launch, the Governor General was given a tour of the new facilities.