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Presidential Standard of Sudan

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1:2 Image by Željko Heimer, 24 Jan 2003

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Presidential Flag of Sudan

Flag used by the President of Sudan is same as the national flag, but with a golden representation of the national coat of arms in the white stripe. (The Arms seems to be centered in the "fly part" of the flag, i.e. in the midpoint between the top of the triangle to the fly.)

1:2 (2)  Image by Željko Heimer, 24 Jan 2003

1:2 (3)  Image by Željko Heimer, 08 Oct 2004

Some sources, like Flags and Arms Across the World  by Whitney Smith, (1980) [smi80], Guide to the Flags of the World by M Talocci (1982) [tal82] and Flags of the World by William Crampton (1990) [cra90i] show the coat of arms as being in black.  Smith shows the image with the motto and name of the country (i.e. all script) above and below a gold rendition of the Arms. Precise information on the detail remains speculative.
Željko Heimer, 24 Jan 2003

The third variant seems to have be in use recently, as seen on occasion when the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, visited Africa and met President Bashir of Sudan in October 2004. A report on "The World" on BBC4 TV showed the two men in front of the Presidential flag See the photo the here.
André Coutanche, 07 Oct 2004

Desk flags of Sudan and South Sudan can be seen on a BBC video showing the signing of a non-aggression treaty between the two countries.  The President of Sudan's standard is also shown about one minute into the video.  The arms are fully in yellow, however, the upper ribbon and wording may be black; a mix of #2 and #3 versions as described by Željko Heimer above.
Pier Paolo Lugli, 11 Feb, 2012