National Order of Zaire
Ordre National du Zaïre
- Order instituted by law No.68-437 of 2 December 1968. The name of the country was changed to the Republic of Zaire in October 1971. The order was amended by law n° 78-025 of 30 August 1978. The central disk of orders insignia was changed.
- Order awarded for high military or civil merits rendered to the Republic.
- Order have five classes.
- Order have two divisions: military (swords suspension) and civilian (five-pointed star suspension).