Pāk sarzamīn shād bād
Kishwar-e-hasīn shād bād
Markaz-e-yaqīn shād bād
Blessed be the sacred land
Happy be the bounteous realm
Thou symbol of high resolve
O Land of Pakistan!
Blessed be thou centre of faith
Pāk sarzamīn kā nizām
Qaum, mulk, sultanat
Pā-inda tābinda bād!
Shād bād manzil-e-murād
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
The 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!
Shelter of God, the Glorious and Mighty
Written by: Hafiz Jallandhari, 1952
Composer: Ahmed Ghulam Chagla in 1950
Fisrt played on Radio Pakistan : 13 August 1954.