Turkey issues special postage stamp featuring Narendra Modi

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan with Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) at G20 leaders summit in Antalya, Turkey.

A personalised postage stamp featuring Prime MinisterNarendra Modi was issued by Turkey in remembrance of the just concluded G20 Leaders Summit.

The stamp of 2.80 Turkish lira bears a picture of Modi and the Indian national flag. It has ‘Narendra Modi – Prime Minister of Republic of India’ written at the bottom.

In all, 33 stamps including of the leaders of the 19 biggest and most powerful economies of the world and the European Union were issued.

Modi attended the Summit in this Turkish resort town on November 15 and 16.

Other world leaders featured include US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, UK Prime Minister David Cameroon, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Sinzo Abe and European Council President Donald Tusk.

Even though French President Fran ois Hollande cancelled his visit to the Summit due to the Paris killings, a stamp in his honour too was issued.