3. Vast Activities and Major Philatelic Campaign (1963-1968)

3.1. International Philatelic Campaign continued, 1963.

In June 1963, Egyptian Government chooses the project to cut and transfer the two temples of Abu Simbel. In November 1963, in the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Campaign and   representatives of donor states in Cairo signed the agreement for carrying out the project of cutting and transferring the temple of Abu Simbel. Dismantling, cutting and transfer of the temple of Beit al-Wali and Wadi es-Sebua and of the Tomb of Pennut at Aniba with a financial contribution from the United States of America; dismantling and transfer of the temples of Dendur, Dakka and Maharraqa under the supervision of the Egyptian Antiquities Service continued. Dismantling, transfer and reconstruction in Khartoum by the Sudanese Antiquities Service of: - the remains of the temple of Aksha with a financial contribution from France. - the temples of Buhen with a financial contribution from the United Kingdom and the United States of America - the temples of Semna East with a financial contribution from the Netherlands, and Semna West with a financial contribution from Belgium. The reconstruction of the temple of Kalabsha by the Federal Republic of Germany was completed.

On this year, along with Egypt (UAR) and UAR Palestine, five more countries joined in the philatelic campaign for saving the Nubian Monuments.

i. United Arab Republic (Egypt)
ii. United Arab Republic (Palestine)
iii. Afghanistan
iv. Argentina
v. South Korea
vi. Morocco
vii. Ghana

3.2. Major Dive into the International Philatelic Campaign, 1964 (Part - 01).

In Spring, Evacuation of population starts in Nubia. Around 100,000 people were evacuated in Sudan and in Egypt. In Egypt, the majority of the Nubians were moved to "New Nubia". Housing and facilities were built for 47 village units whose relationship to each other approximated that in Old Nubia. Excavations finished up to Second Cataract. First dam construction stage completed. Water of the lake created by the Aswan High Dam began to rise. With the assistance of Italy, Work carried out by Egyptian Antiquities Service to cut the chapel of Ellesyia.

On this year, the highest number of Government Postal Authority participated in the Philatelic Campaign. Along with Egypt (UAR) and Sudan, 27 other countries issued postage stamps, First Day Cover and First Day Commemorative  cancel on Save the Nubian Monuments.

i. People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
ii. Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)
iii. The Central African Republic
iv. Republic of Chad
v. Republic of Benin (Dahomey)
vi. French Somaliland
vii. Gabonese Republic
viii. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
ix. Republic of Guinea
x. Republik Indonesia

3.2. Major Dive into the International Philatelic Campaign, 1964 (Part - 02).

In 1964 The work to save the temples of Abu Simbel Begin in April by cutting it into pieces and taking to a higher ground. In the summer months, Cutting and dismantling of the temple of Derr., Cutting of fragments of the temple of Gerf Husein and the chapels of Qasr Ibrim was done.

xi. Dominican Republic
xii. Côte d'Ivoire
xiii. State of Kuwait
xiv. Lao People’s Democratic Republic
xv. Republic of Mali
xvi) Islamic Republic of Mauritania
xvii) Federal Republic of Nigeria
xviii. Islamic Republic of Pakistan
xix. Republic of Senegal

3.2. Major Dive into the International Philatelic Campaign, 1964 (Part - 03).

In 1964 The work to save the temples of Abu Simbel Begin in April by cutting it into pieces and taking to a higher ground. In the summer months, Cutting and dismantling of the temple of Derr., Cutting of fragments of the temple of Gerf Husein and the chapels of Qasr Ibrim was done. Dismantling of the pronaos of the temple of Amada and transfer on rails of the sanctuary by France were conducted.               

xxi. Republic of Niger
xxii. Togolese Republic
xxiii. Republic of Tunisia
xxiv. Burkina Faso (Republic of Upper Volta)
xxv. Stato della Città del Vaticano
xxvi. Republic of the Sudan
xxvii. Oriental Republic of Uruguay
xxviii. United Arab Republic (Egypt)

3.3. Major Dive into the International Philatelic Campaign, 1965.

In 1965 Dismantling of the pronaos of the temple of Amada and transfer on rails of the sanctuary by France and the excavations in Egyptian Nubia were completed.                                                                                                    .              

On this year, only five countries joined the philatelic campaign including Egypt.

i. United Arab Republic (Egypt)
ii. State of Qatar
iii. Sharjah
iv) Syrian Arab Republic
v. Republic of Maldives

3.4. Major Dive into the International Philatelic Campaign, 1966.

In 1966, six countries joined the International Philatelic Campaign along with Egypt.

i. United Arab Republic (Egypt)
ii. Republic of Guatemala
iii. Republic of Iraq
iv. Kingdom of Morocco
v. Syrian Arab Republic
vi. Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

3.5. International Philatelic Campaign Continued, 1967.

1967 – Halfway towards the reconstruction of the Abu Simbel Temple.

On this year, only Kuwait has re-joined in the philatelic Campaign.

i. State of Kuwait

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