State flag of Azerbaijan was adopted as a national flag for the first time by the decision of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic dated 9 November 1918.
This flag was hoisted officially in the territory of Azerbaijan over the building of the Supreme Soviet of Nakhchivan, according to the decision adopted by the Supreme Soviet of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic dated 19 January 1990. Later, during the session of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on 17 November 1990, chaired by national leader Heydar Aliyev, the flag of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan was adopted as the state flag of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. On 5 February 1991, the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan Republic adopted a decree on state flag, granting the tricolor flag the status of state flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
According to signed by the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on 17-th November the order, 9-th November is noted as Day of National flag. President also sent to parliament the offer on entering into the Labour Code of change in connection with Day of National flag. Estimated the offer Milli Mejlis made corresponding change to the Labour Code, and based on this change the Day of National Flag is considered the day off.
“Renessans Palace” congratulates the Azerbaijani people on the occasion of Day of National Flag of Azerbaijan and expresses the confidence that National Flag of Azerbaijan will wave centuries over the territory of independent Azerbaijan.