Google doodle marks Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day

Google doodle marks Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day
Wednesday's Google doodle was dedicated to Saudi Arabia's 90th National Day. (Google)
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Updated 23 September 2020

Google doodle marks Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day

Google doodle marks Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day
  • The Royal dcree calling for the union was signed in 1932
  • Saudi Arabia as had to adapt its celebrations this year for the coronavirus pandemic

DUBAI: Google joined Saudi Arabia in the celebrating its national day with a doodle of the Kingdom’s flag on the search engine’s homepage on Wednesday.

Only visible in Saudi Arabia, the doodle marks the Kingdom’s 90th national day – known in Arabic as Al-Yaom-ul-Watany.

It was in 1932 that a royal decree was signed calling for the unification of the dual Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz under the name of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Google doodle features the Kingdom’s green flag which was adopted in 1973.

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