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Moldovan officials attended State Flag Day event

12:35 | 27.04.2022 Category: Political

Chisinau, April 27 / MOLDPRES /- The country's top leadership today took part in an official ceremony on the occasion of Moldova's Flag Day, marked on 27 April.

The event was attended by President Maia Sandu, speaker Igor Grosu and Prime Minister Natalia Gavriliţa.

"The flag is a major official symbol of sovereignty and independence, which appears with the state, represents the people and their identity. The history of the Republic of Moldova begins with the tricolor ", said Maia Sandu in her speech at the event.

"The colors of the state flag refer to the existence of the people, to everything that represents us," said the country's president.

"Our citizens, regardless of occupation, language, ethnicity and age, fit under the tricolor of the Republic of Moldova, but in addition to etiquette and ritual we need consolidation. We are a people of democracy and freedom ", the head of state mentioned.

The ceremony ended with military honor at the Tricolor.

April 27 marks the Day of the State Flag of the Republic of Moldova, which was first hoisted in 1990. The State Flag of the Republic of Moldova is a major official symbol of the sovereignty and independence of the Republic of Moldova. The state flag is a rectangular canvas, with a ratio of 1: 2 height and length of the canvas, equal vertical tripartite, starting from the spear in blue, yellow and red, with in the middle of the yellow field the image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Moldova, whose width is 1/5 of the length of the flag.

Use of the State Flag in violation of the provisions of this law, as well as desecration of the State Flag by soiling, staining, inscription, drawing, application of objects, burning, trampling, use as a tablecloth, chair cover, drapery, etc. . attract the contraventional or criminal liability established by the legislation.

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