Order of the Supreme Sun

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The Order of the Supreme Sun (Order of the Sun, Nishan-i-Lmar-i-Ala) was a decoration of the former Kingdom of Afghanistan.

The Order was instituted in 1920 by King Habibu'llah Shah and discontinued in 1973. It was awarded for services to the state and had four grades (Collar, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Classes) and a Medal of Merit.

The Order's ribbon was blue with a central red stripe (until 1960).

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Since 1960 the Order's ribbon was sky blue with two red lateral stripes.

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