Turkmenistan celebrates National Flag Day
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb.19
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan celebrates the National Flag Day on February 19. In this regard, February 19 is announced as a non-working day in the country.
First celebrated in 1995, National Flag Day has been marked today by festive celebrations and the president's message to the people.
"The National Flag Day is a significant date," the president's statement says.
The Turkmen flag has a green background with a vertical red and burgundy stripe, five national carpet patterns, a white crescent and five stars on it.
The national flag symbolizes unity, solidarity and brotherhood.
The green color symbolizes the unity of time, life and land. The crescent represents a clear sky and white five-pointed stars are the symbol of the five regions of Turkmenistan.