Ya Oman, Nahnoo Min Ahd Il Nabi
Awfiya Min K'ram Al Arabi.
Abshiry Qaboos Jaa
Faltubarakhu 'I Sama.
Waasidy Waltoq'hi Bilduoaa.
|Flag History||the white symbolizes peace and properity. The red is the color of the pre-1970 Omani flag, which was plain red, and recalls the battles against the foreign invaders. The green represents the Jebel Akhdar (the Green Mountains) and stands for fertility.|
|Flag Date of Adoption||17 December 1970|
|Flag Symbolism||three horizontal bands of white, red, and green of equal width with a broad, vertical, red band on the hoist side; the national emblem (a khanjar dagger in its sheath superimposed on two crossed swords in scabbards) in white is centered near the top of the vertical band|