Myanmar formally use new state flag under new constitution

16:19, October 21, 2010      

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Myanmar started to use new state flag Thursday afternoon prescribed in the new state constitution, according to an announcement of the State Peace and Development Council aired by the state radio and television.

The council enacted some laws concerning state flag, state seal and national anthem in accordance with the new state constitution.

The state flag, state seal and national anthem had been prescribed in the new state constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar approved through national referendum in May 2008.

The concerned laws were promulgated by the council as a preparatory work to bring the constitution into operation before the parliamentary election set for Nov. 7, the announcement said.

Source: Xinhua

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