Wednesday, December 02, 2009

A world Maximaphilist Mr.Nicos Rangos stepped down from the FIP Maximaphily Commission Chairmanship





Nicos Rangos at Luoyang, China - 2009

Mr. Nicos Rangos gloriously stepped down from the FIP Commission Chairmanship on 30th November, 2009 



Nicosia, November 30, 2009

To Mr Jos Wolff, FIP President, RDP
To FIP Vice Presidents and Directors
To FIP Secretary General
To FIP Commissions Chairmen
To All Continental and National Federations Presidents and Bureau Members
To All FIP Maximaphily Commission Bureau Members and Delegates

Dear President,

       With reference to the World Specialised (Maximaphily, Traditional and Literature) Exhibition “CYPRUS 2010” that Cyprus Postal Services together with the Cyprus Philatelic Society planned two years ago for March 2010, I would like to confirm officially what I told you on October 20, in Rome. So far, we have not had the final positive official reply.
        Cyprus Postal Services continue to have a positive attitude on the matter, in spite of the worldwide financial crisis. However, as the time to next March is very short, we are now looking at 18 -25 November 2010.
       For the same reason, as it was decided in Rome, I will manage to hand over chairman’s duties to my very good Canadian friend and highly awarded maximaphilist George Constantourakis starting from December 1, 2009. I’m sure that my proposal to FIP Board for this eminent personality, since 2008, was the best choice.  I will do all my best and give all my support to the new Chairman so that continuity of progress and innovations and increasing trend of Worldwide Maximaphily popularity, as well, will be ensured.

 National Federations’ delegates to FIP Commission for Maximaphily
38
42
45
47
50
51
52
54
57
   61
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 2008
 2009

Participating countries in our worldwide Maximaphily activity report
18
18
21
30
36
43
46
49
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008



Our idea to establish the Best Maximum Card World Competition turned out to be a successful philatelic innovation.
In a period of seven years worldwide participations increased by well over 100%. 
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26
31
34
37
40
45
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009


       
      Furthermore, I would like to express my cordial thanks to you for all 9 years excellent cooperation and relationship which led to the outstanding worldwide progress of this popular class of philately. Your diligent example together with your encouragement played a decisive role to the above mentioned results related to the worldwide spreading of philately. 
       To my friends, former FIP Presidents Knud Mohr and Koh Seow Chuan, former and present Vice Presidents and Directors of FIP Board, FIP Commissions’ Chairmen and all FIP Maximaphily Commission tireless Board members and delegates, I extend my sincere thanks for their cooperation, their interest, their support and their friendly approach.
        Many thanks go, as well, to the former FIP Secretary General Marie Louise Heiri and to the present FIP Secretary General Andrée Trommer for their special support and perfect cooperation with me.
        My heartfelt thanks are extended also to the Continental and all National Federations’ Presidents, Vice Presidents and Bureau Directors and all maximum card exhibitors, collectors and creators for their continuous, fertile, creative and friendly cooperation.  

Sincerely yours
Nicos Rangos

2 comments:

Dorincard said...

Thank you, Nicos!
Congratulations, George, my fellow MACSU member!
Best wishes to all maximaphilists!
:)

MihaiCuk said...

Members of the Romanian Society of Maximaphilie "Dr. Valeriu Neaga,[http://srmdvn.blogspot.com] thanks friend Nicos RANGOS for outstanding work carried out during 2000-2009 and wish the new President George Constantourakis success!