09/06/2011 03:46 pm ET | Updated Nov 06, 2011

September 11th Memorial Flag Unveiled (PHOTO)

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the National September 11th Memorial and Museum unveiled the official New York State September 11th Memorial Flag on Tuesday and announced the flag would be flown at the State Capitol and at the World Trade Center site in Downtown Manhattan.

The Governor's office released an official press statement explaining the flag's significance to the upcoming 9/11 anniversary on Sunday.

"The Memorial Flag is meant to serve as a long-lasting symbol of our respect for those who were lost on September 11th and our resilience in the face of tragedy," Cuomo said. "Written on the flag are the words 'We Remember' – we remember the faces, the stories, and the heroes of that day and this flag reminds us to always pass on those memories to future generations."

Replicas of the flag will also be sold at the memorial, with proceeds going to the museum and educational programs.

Check out the official flag below: