The new National Postal Museum and a philatelic exhibition centre are being inaugurated today.
The Museum and the Exhibition Centre are located in the “Thepel Piyasa” on D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha in Colombo. The Ministry of Post and Telecommunication said that it will be inaugurated today under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Post Master General M.K.B. Dissanayaka said that the Museum and the Exhibition Centre have been set up to commemorate the Sri Lanka Postal Service that has a history of 200 years.