Vietnam was declared the winner of the official stamp and postmark contest to welcome the ASEAN Economic Community, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

The Vietnamese design most closely reflected the ASEAN’s motto of “One vision, one identity, one community”.

The stamp and postmark will be officially issued this August 8 in each ASEAN member country to celebrate the 48 th founding anniversary of ASEAN.

The contest, organised by the Thailand Post with joint efforts from the Posts of other nine ASEAN countries, received 30 stamp designs and 25 postmark designs from all the ten ASEAN nations.

Founded in 1967, the ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.-VNA