According to Kay Horowicz, Umm al Qiwain opened it first post office on 27 November 1963. The shaikhdom issued its first stamps on June 29, 1964. Umm al Qiwain agreed to join the United Arab Emirates on 2 December 1971. On 1 August 1972 the UAE took responsibility for postal operations.
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