Milan Expo mascot 'Foody' appears on special postage stamp

(AGI) Rho, Milan, July 3 - A stamp showing the Milan Expomascot "Foody" and 15 stamps featuring antique lithographs onagriculture have been issued to celebrate Expo 2015. The stampsand other Expo philatelic products, issued by Italy's Ministryof Economic Development, will be available from post offices,stamp sellers and philatelic centres in Rome, Milan, Venice,Naples, Trieste, Turin, Genoa and the website of Poste Italiane(the Italian Post Office). On the day of the stamp's issue thepost office in Milan's Palazzo della Regione will use a specialfranking mark (a first-day cover) from Poste Italiane.President

(AGI) Rho, Milan, July 3 - A stamp showing the Milan Expomascot "Foody" and 15 stamps featuring antique lithographs onagriculture have been issued to celebrate Expo 2015. The stampsand other Expo philatelic products, issued by Italy's Ministryof Economic Development, will be available from post offices,stamp sellers and philatelic centres in Rome, Milan, Venice,Naples, Trieste, Turin, Genoa and the website of Poste Italiane(the Italian Post Office). On the day of the stamp's issue thepost office in Milan's Palazzo della Regione will use a specialfranking mark (a first-day cover) from Poste Italiane.President of Poste Italiane, Luisa Todini, said: "The climateof participation, sharing and exchange of experiences betweencommunities, businesses and nations that is animating Expoconfirms the vitality and leadership of our country, itsbusiness fabric, creativity and the excellence thatcharacterises Brand Italy at all levels. Also in this senseExpo is an extraordinary opportunity and Poste Italiane withthis special issue wants to emphasise its significance andcultural impact on public opinion." (AGI). .