Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh formed the world’s largest human flag as it has been officially endorsed by the Guinness World Records on Saturday.

“The largest human national flag consisted of 27,117 participants and was achieved by members of the public and armed forces in an event organised by Robi Axiata Limited (Bangladesh), in partnership with the Bangladesh Army at the National Parade Ground, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 16 December 2013,” the Guinness World Records said in its website.

BBN/SSR/AD-04Jan14-8:46 pm (BST)