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The Bhutan flag was officially adopted in 1965.
The flag features the Thunder Dragon, the country’s emblem. Yellow symbolizes the authority of the king, white represents purity and loyalty, while orange is symbolic of the Drukpa monasteries.White dragon stands for purity and the jewelry in his talons refer to the great wealth of the country. The dragon stares away from the left part of the flag and his body copies the diagonal line. The current form of the flag was adopted in 1960, however, is has been used since the 19th century in a slightly modified form.
Who is credited with the original design of the flag?
Ans: Mayeum Choying Wangmo Dorji