I Bet You Didn’t Know Some Of These Facts About Pakistan

Our country Pakistan has a lot to offer us but it’s common to not even know the basics of it. Do you? Here are some of the main national icons of our country that every Pakistani should know.

Coat of Arms: The national emblem of Pakistan was adopted in 1954. It features the green color of the flag, and the star and crescent symbols of Islam. A shield is depicted in the center of the emblem featuring the four major crops of Pakistan: cotton, jute, tea and wheat. Surrounding the shield is a floral wreath of Poet’s Jasmine representing the Mughal heritage. Below the wreath is a scroll reading, “Iman, Ittehad, Nazm” (“Faith, Unity, Discipline”).

Amphibian: Indus Valley toad

Animal: Markhor

I Bet You Didn't Know These Facts About Pakistan

Bird: Chukar Partridge, Peregrine Falcon

Fish: Mahasher

Flower: Poet’s Jasmine

Fruit: Mango, Guava

I Bet You Didn't Know These Fact About Pakistan

Marine Mammal: Indus River dolphin

Motto: “Ittehad, Tanzeem, Yaqeen-e-Muhkam” (“Unity, Discipline, Faith”)

Reptile: Mugger Crocodile

Sport: Field Hockey

I Bet You Did Know These Facts About Pakistan

Tree: Deodar


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