Pakistan National Anthem Lyrics – Qaumi Taranah


The Pakistan National Anthem Lyrics, also known as Qaumi Taranah, represents the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its predecessor, the Dominion of Pakistan. Written by Hafeez Jalandhari in 1952, who carefully blended Urdu with Persian in his writing and the music was composed by Ahmad G. Chagla in 1949, well before the lyrics were finalized. The first time it was broadcast across the nation was on Radio Pakistan, on the 13th of August, 1954, with Jalandhari’s own voice delivering the anthem. It was on the 16th of August, 1954, that the Pakistani Government Officially adopted it as the national anthem.

Pakistan National Anthem Lyrics:


Paak sar zameen shaad baad
Kishwari haseen shaad baad
Too nishaani azmi aalee shaan
Arzi Paakistaan!
Markazi yaqeen shaad baad

Paak sar zameen kaa nizaam
Quwwati ukhuwwati awaam
Qaum, Mulk, Saltanat
Paayindah taabindah baad!
Shaad baad manzili muraad

Parcami sitaarah o hilaal
Rahbari taraqqee o kamaal
Tarjumaani maazee shaani haal
Jaani istaqbaal!
Saayahyi Khudaayi Zoo al-jalaal


English Translation:


Blessed be the sacred land,
Happy be the bounteous realm.
Thou symbol of high resolve,
O Land of Pakistan!
Blessed be the citadel of faith.

The order of this sacred land,
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.

The flag of the crescent and star,
Leads the way to progress and perfection,
Interpreter of our past, glory of our present,
inspiration for our future!
Shade of God, the Glorious and Mighty.