The World Association for the Development of Philately (WADP) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) jointly conceived and developed the WADP Numbering System - WNS, which was launched on 1 January 2002.


Country / Post Afghanistan
Date of Issue 18 July 2002
Primary theme History
Religions & beliefs
Subject The world mourns the destruction of the Buddha of Bamiyan
Width 27.0 mm
Height 39.5 mm
Denomination 25 AFA
Number in set 1
Layout/Format sheet of 50
Perforations 13.5 by 13
Stamp issuing authority Afghan Post
Printer Giesecke & Devrient