On 20th of November, 2017 the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a souvenir sheet with two Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps: “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Pearls of Kyrgyz Nature”.
The new KEP souvenir sheet represents two natural pearls: the mountain peak of Manas (4'482 m) and Lake Kel-Suu, which attract many tourists, both Kyrgyz and foreign.
Quantity issued: 5 000 pieces.
First Day Covers, Quantity issued: 400 copies.
Manas Peak is the highest point of the ridge Talas Ala-Too and one of the highest points of the Western Tien-Shan. Kel-Suu is a brilliant turquoise lake at the altitude of 3'514 m trapped between sheer rock cliffs in the Sary-Beles Mountains.
Illustration First Day Cover, unknown.