New colour significance: Facts and History of Oman flag
For centuries, the flag of Oman was plain red and represented the indigenous people.
However, 1970, the new Sultan had other ideas regarding the flag’s design: it has introduced green and white stripes and added the national symbol of the Albusaidi Dynasty (the dagger) to it.
Fascinating facts and history of Oman flag emphasize how different people can perceive the same things because of their education or the country they grew up in.
Green symbolizes the natural environment, “the Green Mountains” that are located in the Northern part of the country, red is a common symbol in most of the Gulf state flags and finally, the dagger shows the sovereignty of their leader.