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The Postal History of Dubai
The postal history of Dubai started in 1909 when the first Branch Office was opened by the Indian Postal Administration. After the division of India, the Branch Office was taken over by Pakistan Postal Administration. On April 1, 1948. British Postal Administration took over the control of the post office. Dubai took over control of the postal services on June 14, 1963. On August 1, 1972, the postal service of the United Arab Emirates was united under a Federal Decree and the General Post Administration was established under the Ministry of Communications. Stamps of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi overprinted with the words "UAE" in Arabic and English were used in Dubai till the first set of the UAE were issued by the General Postal Administration on January 1, 1973.

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More information about  DUBAI  postal history can be found in the following links
Indian Postal Administration - Pakistani Postal Administration - British Postal Administration