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   Updated On  December 2nd, 2000


Emirates Philatelic Association congratulate Mr. Abdulla Khoory for the 1st Prize in his Dubai from the Trucial States to UAE Exhibit in 6th. G.C.C. Countries Joint Postal Stamps Exhibition in Kuwait.


Emirates Philatelic Association (EPA) was established according to Ministerial Decree No. 372 on June 24, 1996. Since then, the Association has tried to continue the success achieved by Philately in the UAE. It has an elected governing council for a two year period comprising a President, Vice President, Hon. Treasurer, Hon. Secretary, Chairman of Special Committees, and four Committee members. The EPA now has 215 subscribing members, many of whom are at an advanced enough level to participate in international shows.

In a short period of time, the Association has been able to develop philately at local, Arab and international levels. This has been achieved through its zealous participation in various activities and exhibitions and through the effort put forth by its members.

The EPA has been allocated a large room in the Riqa Post Office in Dubai by the General Postal Authority for its activities, where the secretariat of the EPA is open after working hours for the convenience of members on Saturday, Monday, and Wednesday from 7:30pm (03:30GMT) to 10:00pm (06:00GMT).

The EPA established to achieve the following aims and objectives:-