The national flag of Pakistan (پاکستان کا قومی پرچم) is a green field with a white crescent moon and five-rayed star at its center, and a vertical white stripe at the hoist side.
Pakistan Flag - Colors - meaning and symbolism
Green represents Islam as it is believed to be a favorite color of Prophet Muhammad and his daughter, Fatima. Green is also mentioned several times in the Quran, in relation to paradise.
White represents religious minorities and minority religions
Crescent symbolizes progress
Star represents light and knowledge
Pakistan Flag - facts
The flag was designed by Amiruddin Kidwai, and is based on the flag of All-India Muslim League. The flag is referred to in the national anthem as the Flag of the Crescent and Star.
Pakistan National Flag Full-mast flying days
March 23 - Pakistan Day
August 14 - Independence Day
December 25 - Birthday of the Father of the Nation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Pakistan National Flag Half-mast flying days
April 21 - Death Anniversary of the National Poet, Muhammad Iqbal
September 11 - Death Anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Pakistan National Flag - Proper dimensions
for ceremonies 21 ft. × 14 ft., 18 ft. × 12 ft., 10 ft. × 6.67 ft. or 9 ft. × 6.25 ft.
on buildings 6 ft. × 4 ft. or 3 ft. × 2 ft.
on vehicles 24 inches × 16 inches
on tables 10.25 inches × 8.25 inches
Officals whose official residences/offical vehicles are permitted to fly the national flag
The President of Pakistan (official residence and official vehicle)
The Prime Minister of Pakistan (official residence and official vehicle)
The Chairman of the Senate (official residence and official vehicle)
The Speaker of the National Assembly (official residence and official vehicle)
The Chief Justice of Pakistan (official residence and official vehicle)
The Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court (official residence and official vehicle)
The Governors of the Provinces (official residence and official vehicle)
Federal Ministers (official residence and official vehicle)
The Chief Ministers of the Provinces (official residence and official vehicle)
The Ministers of the Provinces (official residence)
The Chief Election Commissioner (official residence)
The Deputy Chairman of the Senate (official residence)
The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly (official residence)
The Speakers of the Provincial Assemblies (official residence)
The Chief Justices of the High Courts (official residence)
Commissioners of Divisions, Deputy Commissioners and Political Agents (official residence)
Ambassadors and High Commissioners of Pakistan (official residence and official vehicle)
Pakistan National Flag - etiquette
No other flag must fly higher (except the United Nations flag at United Nations buildings).
When displayed or flown alongside other national flags, the National Flag must be displayed or flown at the same height as the other national flags, never lower.
When displayed alongside provincial, military or corporate flags, the National Flag must be higher.
When tied to a mast, it must be tied only at the left (at the beginning of the white bar) and left to fly freely without any obstruction.
Must not touch the ground, shoes or ft. or anything unclean
Must never be flown in darkness.
Must be raised at dawn and lowered at dusk (except on the Parliament of Pakistan, which is the only official building on which the flag is never lowered). When flown over the Parliament of Pakistan at night, it must always remain alit with artificial light
Must not be marked with anything (including words or pictures).
When raising: (i) must be saluted to by all uniformed personnel, (ii) others must stand in attention.
Must be raised or lowered ceremoniously.
Must never be displayed vertically
When displayed horizontally, the white strip must always be at the left, with green field on the right.
Must not fly or be displayed upside down (except in case of distress in country) or with the crescent and star facing left.
Must not be displayed anywhere where it is likely to get dirty.
Must not be set on fire or trampled upon.
Must not be buried or lowered into a grave (when burying a flag-bearing casket, the National Flag must be detached from the casket and held above the grave as the casket is lowered or removed from the casket before burial).
Pakistan Flag - Picture