THe White part in the flag represents minorities.
Before it separated itself from Pakistan in 1971, after a bloody civil war.
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After Independence Karachi became the capital. It was later shifted to Rawalpindi in 1959. IN 1967 Islamabad became the capital.
Blessed be the Sacred Land. It is written by Hafiz Jalandhiri
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Karachi. National flag carrier
9th highest in the world; Himalayas
Is Pakistan’s largest international and domestic airport
3,180 km. Pakistan / India / China / Disputed territory (Kashmir) / Afghanistan
Pakistan / China. Second highest mountain on Earth (after Mount Everest).
1,086 km. India / Pakistan
Schist, c. 200; Brighton and Hove Museum, Brighton
The Himalayas stretch across six Nations Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pakistan Standard Time (PST)
(1971-1992) An all-rounder, he was the first Pakistani to take 300 Test wickets and the third man overall to complete the double of 3 000 runs & 300 wickets in Tests. In 1982/83 he took 40 wickets at an average of 13.95 in 6 Tests in a high-scoring series against India. He captained Pakistan in 48 Tests and 139 ODIs. He led his team to victory in the 1992 World Cup.
(1975-1996) A middle-order batsman, leg-spin bowler, cover fielder & occasional wicket-keeper. He made 163 on Test debut against N.Z. in 1976 & later in the series scored the first of his 6 Test double-centuries. He was the youngest to score a Test 200 at the age of 19 y. 141 d. At the end of his career he was Pakistan’s leading run-scorer. He captained Pakistan in 34 Tests & 62 ODIs.
(1952-1969) In 1958 he batted for over 16 hours, scoring 337, to save a Test against West Indies. This set a record for the longest innings in Test cricket. In 1959 he broke Sir Don Bradman’s record for the highest score in first-class cricket with 499 (run out) for Karachi against Bahawalpur. He was a useful wicket-keeper at first-class level, & could bowl with either arm.
Moved to Rawalpindi, 1947 - 1959
Moved to Islamabad, 1959 - 1967
Played three Test matches for England, all against Australia in 2001.