Kurdistan Region: Flag Day


17/12/2013 15:58:00
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     Kurdistan Region: Flag Day

Today, December 17, 2013, Flag Day was celebrated in Kurdistan Region. In Sulaimani, the ceremony started with flying the Kurdish Flag in all the schools in Sulaimani and singing the Kurdish national anthem on a side, and on the other side the Department of Traffic Control in Sulaimani has devoted all of its automobiles to create a row of cars all carrying the Kurdish Flag, as well all the personnel in the department wearing Kurdish traditional clothes.

On another side, the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has also celebrated Flag Day at the Political Bureau Headquarters Office in Sulaimani. Present in the ceremony were Mulla Bakhtyar and Umer Fatah, Head and Member of the Executive Body of PUK, respectively, as well as some others of PUK cadres and members.

In Erbil, the ceremony was held in Erbil Citadel in which Governor of Erbil, Nawzad Hadi, members of Kurdistan Parliament, and Shivan Parwar, Kurdish singer, attended. The celebrations also extended to cover Kirkuk, in which students in the Kurdish schools flied the Kurdish flag and started the day with the Kurdish national anthem, Ay Raqib (oww… enemy).

Beside the major cities, Flag Day was celebrated in all the districts and town of Kurdistan Region, and in all of these towns and districts, the Kurdish Flag was raised high and Kurdish traditional clothes were worn. Moreover, various activites were held regarding the ceremony.

KRG`s parliament, today, also published a photo featuring the Kurdish flag in the different eras of the Kurdish governments, emirates, and kingdoms. Flag Day is assigned by KRG`s parliament on the 17th of December, and every year on this day, various activities and celebrations are held regarding the day.

PUKmedia


 

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