Sarawak State Flag



The current State flag was adopted by the State Government of Sarawak in 1988.

 

Red colour symbolises the courage, determination and sacrifices of the people in their tireless pursuit to attain and maintain progress and esteem in the course of creating a model State;

 

Yellow colour denotes the supremacy of law and order,  unity and stability in the diversity.

 

Black colour symbolises the rich natural resources and wealth of Sarawak such as petroleum, timber etc which provide the foundation for the advancement of her people;

 

The yellow nine-pointed Star denotes the nine divisions where the rakyat lives in harmony.  The Star symbol also embodies the aspiration of the people of Sarawak in their quest to improve their quality of life.