1996 News Story

Saudi Arabia issues commemorative Olympic stamp

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued two special postage stamps to commemorate the occasion of the centennial anniversary of the modern Olympic Games which are currently being held in Atlanta.   The yellow stamp is valued at SR 1.5 (U.S. $ 0.4), and the blue at SR 2 (U.S. $ 0.5).   Saudi Arabia is competing in five areas in the 26th Olympiad:   soccer, track and field, equestrian, wrestling, and shooting.