Mongolia celebrates National Flag Day

Wed, Jul 10, 2024
By editor


MONGOLIA celebrated its National Flag Day on Wednesday to honour the national flag, preserve historical customs and traditions, and strengthen national unity.

A national flag-raising ceremony took place at the central square, attended by Mongolian President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, Parliament Speaker Dashzegve Amarbayasgalan and Prime Minister Luvsannamsrai Oyun-Erdene.

Others were cabinet and parliament members, veterans, as well as thousands of citizens and representatives of embassies and diplomatic missions in Mongolia.

There would be a parade featuring 1,500 military and police personnel in the central square.

Additional decree of the Mongolian President, a ceremony was held to permanently raise a 16×8-meter national flag on a 60-meter-high pole in Ulan Bator Park in the capital city.

National Flag Day has been celebrated since 2009 on July 10, one day before the traditional Naadam festival kicks off. (Xinhua/NAN)

10th JULY, 2024.