Bayan Palace witnessed, on Sunday, 29th January 2012 , a flag-raising ceremony with the presence of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Chairman of National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and other state's top ministers, officials and military and police figures attended the ceremony.
His Highness the Amir was welcomed upon his arrival at the venue with 35 artillery shots. His Highness was warmly received by officers from the military, police and the fire department directorate.
The ceremony began with a performance of the national flag anthem. Then, His Highness the Amir hoisted the state's flag.