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Posted 18 August, 2012 by Ministry of Culture and Sports in News
 
 

A tribute to the National Flag, at the time

The Ministry of Culture and Sports through the Directorate of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures held a ceremony in honor of National Flag, attended by employees of that portfolio, and the Minister of Culture and Sports, Carlos Batzin; Deputy Minister of Culture, Leandro Yax and the Director General of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures, Everardo Chuc.

Un homenaje a la Bandera Nacional, en su día

A tribute to the National Flag, at the time

With the entry of the national flag carried by employees of the Ministry initiated the act, which recalled that all Guatemalans must live in community with the nation and foster citizenship.

The lawyer Everardo Chuc, mentioned that the National Flag Day often goes unnoticed but it is important that educators, parents and society in general promote civic values ​​in children and youth.

"Devotion enduring, lealtad perenne, honor, sacrifice and hope until the hour of our death ..... “, the voice of Claudia Monroy, one of the workers of the Ministry of Culture, heard the oath to the flag followed by all present, in which he recalled the love, strength and respect to Guatemala.

The Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports, Leandro Yax, unveiled earlier timing of flags for from 1823 far, Guatemala has had 7, the current flag being the number 8.

According to Article 1 issued Government Agreement 12 September 1968, being President Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro: "The flag of Guatemala is the country's supreme logo. At its center the shield of arms of the Republic, in accordance with the provisions of the Decrees numbers 12 and 33 of 10 August and 18 November 1871. "

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