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King Salman: Celebrating Flag Day Consolidates National Identity

King Salman: Celebrating Flag Day Consolidates National Identity

Sunday, 12 March, 2023 - 05:30
King Salman kissing the Saudi flag in a previous national celebration - SPA

King Salman described the celebration of the Flag Day as an affirmation of the pride in the national identity and its historic symbolism.

He said in a Tweet on Saturday that the celebration of Flag Day is an affirmation of "our pride in our national identity, its historic symbolism that has great connotations and profound implications, which embodies our constants, and a source of pride in our history.”

The King stated that the Flag Day will be celebrated on March 11 every year. Saudi Arabia marked its first Flag Day celebrations with events, activities on Saturday.

The Monarch stressed that the Flag Day coincides with the day March 11, 1937, when King Abdul Aziz, the founder of modern Saudi Arabia, approved the shape of the flag to confirm the great connotations of this flag that refer to growth, giving, unity and prosperity.

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