Flag of Kuwait Raised at United Nations Headquarters
At a brief ceremony this morning the green, white, red and black flag of Kuwait was added to the 110 flags already flying at United Nations Headquarters. As the flag was raised, in the presence of a large number of delegates, Secretariat officials and guests, General Assembly President Muhammad Zafrulla Khan and Secretary-General U Thant congratulated Kuwait's Foreign Minister, Amier His Highness Shaikh Abdulla Al-Salem Al-Sabah.
The flag (centre) is seen as it was being raised. Secretary-General U Thant (between flagpole and microphone) joins in the general applause.