US to release stamp on Mother Teresa on Sept. 5

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Washington, DC: The US has decided to release a postage stamp in the honor of India’s Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa on September 5, the US Postal Service has announced.

“The US Postal Service will pay tribute to Mother Teresa, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work,” the USPS said in a statement.

The postage stamp would be unveiled at a function in Washington on September 5.

The stamp features a portrait of Mother Teresa painted by award-winning artist Thomas Blackshear II of Colorado Springs in Colorado.

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