Dr. Andrew Ahoto Sema wins Large Silver Award at World Stamp Championship
Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): Dr. Andrew Ahoto Sema, an avid and renowned philatelist from the North-eastern region, was conferred with the prestigious Large Silver Award at the World Stamp Championship held in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 4 to 9th.
The award was received in absentia on behalf of Dr. Ahoto Sema by Sahadeva Sahoo, Philately Commissioner of India, a press release informed.
He was awarded for his open class philatelic exhibition entitled ‘World War-II Vignettes’, which provides a visual walkthrough of World War-II by way of philatelic and open-philatelic material.
Dr. Ahoto Sema, who had earlier won the Large Silver Award at the INPEX (National Stamp and Philatelic Exhibition) held at the World Trade Centre, Mumbai in December, 2019 is the only philatelist from Nagaland and the Northeast region to have won the prestigious award.
The World Stamp Championship was organised by the Indonesia Philatelic Associations (IPA) under the patronage of the Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP).