Thailand Post also issued two postage stamps parallel to this issue using the same designs in the same day and this will be the first ever joint stamp issue Sri Lanka has done with a foreign postal administration.

The ceremony was held in Government House, Bangkok, Thailand and W. A. G. Wickramasinghe (Deputy Postmaster General - Operations) and K. Kanagasundaram (Diector, Philatelic Bureau) participated in this ceremony representing Sri Lanka Post.