Pakistani National Anthem Lyrics

“Qaumī Tarāna” is the national anthem of Pakistan and the Pakistani national anthem lyrics were written by Hafeez Jullundhri and the music to the Pakistani national anthem was composed by Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Pakistan

“Qaumī Tarāna” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Pakistan in the year of 1954.


Pakistani National Anthem Lyrics in Urdu (Nastaʿlīq Script)

پاک سرزمین شاد باد
کشور حسین شاد باد
تو نشان عزم عالیشان
! ارض پاکستان
مرکز یقین شاد باد

پاک سرزمین کا نظام
قوت اخوت عوام
قوم ، ملک ، سلطنت
! پائندہ تابندہ باد
شاد باد منزل مراد

پرچم ستارہ و ہلال
رہبر ترقی و کمال
ترجمان ماضی شان حال
! جان استقبال
سایۂ خدائے ذوالجلال

Pakistani National Anthem Lyrics in Urdu (Romanization)


Pāk sarzamīn shād bād
Kishwar-e-hasīn shād bād
Tū nishān-e-‘azm-e-‘ālīshān
Arz-e-Pākistān!
Markaz-e-yaqīn shād bād

Pāk sarzamīn kā nizām
Qūwat-e-ukhūwat-e-‘awām
Qaum, mulk, saltanat
Pā-inda tābinda bād!
Shād bād manzil-e-murād

Parcham-e-sitāra-o-hilāl
Rahbar-e-tarraqqī-o-kamāl
Tarjumān-e-māzī, shān-e-hāl
Jān-e-istiqbāl!
Sāyah-e-Khudā-e-Zū-l-Jalāl

Pakistani National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

Blessed be the sacred Land
Happy be the bounteous realm
Symbol of high resolve
Land of Pakistan
Blessed be thou citadel 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 the 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
Pakistani National Anthem Lyrics

When is Pakistani National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Pakistan is generally played or performed throughout national holidays, especially on the independence day celebrations in Pakistan. It is also performed during cultural and other celebrations in Pakistan, generally marking off the beginning or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Pakistan is also typically performed in international sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Pakistani National Anthem in Pakistan?

The national anthem of Pakistan, like other national signs of Pakistan, represents the tradition, past history, and beliefs of Pakistan and its individuals. For this reason, it helps evoke feelings of patriotism amongst the Pakistani people and reminds them of their Pakistan’s magnificence, appeal, and abundant heritage.

It also assists unify the residents of Pakistan by one single tune or music. Throughout the performance of the Pakistani national anthem, citizens of Pakistan, in spite of their ethnic distinctions, rise up in unison and listen attentively or sing the song with fantastic passion.

Sports males and females from Pakistan also feel an excellent moment of gratification when they get a medal at a global sporting occasion while Pakistan’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a feeling of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Pakistan in schools learn to appreciate their country and develop a sense of unity among themselves.