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Kuwait celebrates 100th anniversary of first National Flag


Kuwait celebrates 100th anniversary of first National Flag
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Kuwait celebrates on Sunday the 100th anniversary of hoisting the first State National Flag.

The old red and white National Flag, marked in the center with the word Kuwait was made during rule of the late Amir, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Kabeer (the Great).

The first National Flag was made upon directions of Sheikh Mubarak on December 14, 1914. It continued to exist till November 23, 1961, during era of the late Amir, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, when it was replaced with the new National Flag, with four colors; green, black, white and red.

Source: KUNA


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