Pakistan National Anthem

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Anthem History

adopted 1954; also known as "Pak sarzamin shad bad" (Blessed Be the Sacred Land)

Anthem Lyrics English

Blessed be the sacred land Happy be the bounteous realm

Symbol of high resolve Land of Pakistan

Blessed be thou of faith

The Order of this sacred land is the might of the brotherhood of the people

May the nation, the country, and the state Shine in glory everlasting

Blessed be the goal of our ambition

This flag of Crescent and Star Leads the way to progress and perfection

Interpreter of our past glory of our present Inspiration of our future,

Symbol of Almighty's protection

Pakistan Flag

Flag Date of Adoption 14 August 1947
Flag Symbolism green with a vertical white band (symbolizing the role of religious minorities) on the hoist side; a large white crescent and star are centered in the green field; the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam

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