What is the current flag of Afghanistan?
This flag was used from 1997-2001 until the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan collapse, now the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is back and the flag is now being used in 2021. The middle includes the shahada with black text. Afghanistan has had more changes of its national flag during the 20th century than any other country in the world.
What do the stripes on the flag of Afghanistan mean?
The vertical stripes represent the past, bloodshed in the fight for independence and the Islamic faith. Although, the national Flag of Afghanistan has gone through various changes over the past centuries, however, mosque with its Mihrab offering prayers facing Mecca still persist.
What does the Taliban want to replace the Afghan flag with?
The Taliban intends to replace the Afghan national flag with their white banner bearing the Shahada “La ilah ila Allah, Mohammad rasoul Allah” (There is no god but God and Muhammad is God’s messenger) after retaking the country on Sunday.
What is the coat of arms of Afghanistan?
On January 29, 2002, the government adopted the current flag. Its modified coat of arms includes the Arabic inscriptions “Afghanistan” and “There is no deity but God; Muhammad is the messenger of God.” The coat of arms still includes a mosque, two flags, and sheaves of wheat.