Today is the 95th anniversary of the establishment of the National Flag of Azerbaijan Republic. The National Flag of Azerbaijan Republicwas adopted on November 9 of 1918 year by the resolution ofAzerbaijan Democratic Republic. During the years of Soviet ruling the flag was annulled.
Later, on November 17 of 1990 year the 3-color flag was adopted as the national flag of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic at the session of the Supreme Assembly ofNakhchivan Autonomous Republicwhich was held at the initiative and under the leadership of HeydarAliyev, chairman of the Supreme Assembly and national leader of Azerbaijan people. On February 5 of 1991 year Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan Republic adopted the Law on the National Flag of Azerbaijan Republic and declared the flag as the national flag.
Taking into consideration, that the National Flag of Azerbaijan Republic was first officially adopted on November 9 of 1918 year,in order to ensure respect and esteem to the national symbols of Azerbaijan Republic,on November 17 of 2009 yearPresident of Azerbaijan IlhamAliyevsigned a decreeon celebrating of November 9 of every year as the Day of the National Flag of Azerbaijan Republic.
We congratulate Azerbaijan people on the day of the National Flag and wish our flagto flutter always high on the skyas it demonstrates allegiance to the ideology of freedom and national and moral values of our people.
Congratulations on the Holiday of Flag!