Flag of the President of the Philippines

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For other presidents' standards, see Presidential Standard (disambiguation).
Flag of the President of the Philippines

The Flag of the President of the Philippines (Filipino: Watawat ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas) consists of the Presidential Coat-of-Arms on a blue background. While having the same design as the Presidential Seal since 1947, the Flag has a separate history, and the designs on the Flag and Seal have at different times influenced each other. The Flag is often displayed beside the President in official portraits, flown next to the coffin of a deceased President in state funerals, and flown on the President's motorcade. The current Flag is defined in Executive Order 310 signed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo:

The Flag of the President of the Philippines shall consist of the Coat-of-Arms of the President in proper colors, with a rectangular blue background (instead of the circular blue shield). The shade of the blue background shall conform to the blue color of the National Flag enumerated in Republic Act No. 8491, the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines. The fringe shall be of knotted yellow silk. The ratio of the Flag shall be 1:2.

The Flag and Seal designs are similar to that of the Flag of the President of the United States.

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