Lebanon .. “confusion” with UAE flag at official ceremony causes interaction .. and government responds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Activists on social media released video clips of photos of the replacement of the flag of the Emirates with the flag of Kuwait at an official opening ceremony in Lebanon, sparking a interaction.

The Lebanese government issued a statement in which it commented on what was being raised, saying: “The Protocol and Public Relations Directorate of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers issued the following statement: In response to what is circulating on social networks regarding placing the flag of the State of Kuwait in place of the flag of the United Arab Emirates…”

And the government continued: “The Protocol and Public Relations Directorate of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers wishes to point out that during the preparations for the opening of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Hospital Center, which was offered thanks to the thanks of the United Nations United Arab Emirates, the flags of the sister Emirates have been published inside and outside the center.”

She added: “On the main notice board, as shown in the photos distributed, but an error occurred following confusion by one of the staff regarding the flag that was placed on the board. -shape next to the Lebanese flag, so the flag of the State of Kuwait was placed instead of the flag of the Emirates, which required clarification and an apology.”

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