The national symbols of Pakistan are the trademarks that represent Pakistan. Each symbol signifies an interesting description of its attachment to the country. Below are the National Symbols of Pakistan with description.

National Flag Pakistani flag White vertical bar with major extension in dark green decked with a white crescent and a five-pointed star in the middle. The Flag symbolizes Pakistan’s profound commitment to Islam, the Islamic world and the rights of religious minorities.
National Anthem Approved in: August 1954
Verses Composed by: Abdul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri
Tune Composed by: Ahmed G. Chagla
Duration: 80 seconds
National Motto National Motto Unity



National day National day of Pakistan 23rd March
National Airline National airline Pakistan International Airline Corporation (PIAC)
National Language Urdu Urdu is the major national language of Pakistan with 40 characters fulfilling the language needs. Urdu is understood in the subcontinent and to some extent in Bangladesh and Nepal.
State Emblem emblem of Pakistan The State Emblem consists of:
1. The crescent and star which are symbols of Islam
2. The shield in the centre shows four major crops
3. Wreath surrounding the shield represents cultural heritage and
4. Scroll contains Quaid’s motto: Faith, Unity, Discipline
National Poet national poet Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal

Great philosopher and the national poet of Pakistan

He was born on: 9 November 1877

Died on: 21 April 1938


Mother of the nation Fatima Jinnah Mother of the Nation (mader-i-millat)

Ms. Fatima Jinnah

Born on 30 July 1893

Died on 9 July 1967


National Bird National bird Chakor (Red-legged partridge)
National Animal National animal Markhor
National Mammal Indus Dolphin Indus Dolphin
National Predator Leopard Leopard
National flower Jasmine Jasmine


National Fruit National Flower Mango
National Tree National tree of Pakistan Deodar
National Sports Hockey Hockey
National Drink national drink Sugar cane juice
National Vegetable national vegetable Lady Finger
National Mountain k2 or chogori K-2, 8,611m, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan
National Dress national dress Shalwar (trousers)-Qameez (long shirt)
National Currency National currency The Pakistani currency is called Rupee and comes in different dominations with highest currency bill is 5000 paper currency and lowest is 1 Rupee coin. In between are paper bills of 1000, 500, 100, 50, and 20. There are coins of 10, 5 and 2 besides of 1 rupee.
National River Indus River Indus River
National monument Pakistan Monument Pakistan Monument in Islamabad has been declared as National Monument.
National Tower minar-e-pakistan Minar-e-Pakistan Lahore
National Mausoleum national mausoleum The mausoleum of the father of nation situated in Karachi city of Pakistan is also known as National Mausoleum. It is the final resting place of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnan. The basement houses all the belongings of the father of nation along with mausoleums of some of the heroes who played a leading role in creation of Pakistan.
National Mosque Faisal Mosque Islamabad The Faisal Mosque in Islamabad has been declared as national mosque. It is the largest mosque in the capital city, Islamabad, Pakistan.