yellow with two diagonal bands of white (top, almost double width) and black starting from the upper hoist side
the national emblem in red is superimposed at the center
yellow is the color of royalty and symbolizes the sultanate
the white and black bands denote Brunei's chief ministers
the emblem includes five main components: a swallow-tailed flag, the royal umbrella representing the monarchy, the wings of four feathers symbolizing justice, tranquility, prosperity, and peace, the two upraised hands signifying the government's pledge to preserve and promote the welfare of the people, and the crescent moon denoting Islam, the state religion
the state motto "Always render service with God's guidance" appears in yellow Arabic script on the crescent
a ribbon below the crescent reads "Brunei, the Abode of Peace"