Monday, March 1, 2010

The National Symbols of Pakistan

On 23rd March 2009, the Pakistan Post issued a set of four stamps on the eve of the Republic Day of Pakistan and celebrating the National Year of Environment to protect the environment and natural trove of Pakistan. 

Priced Rs. 5 each, the stamp show (from top left to down and then top left to down) the national tree (Himalayan Cedar or Deodar as it is called locally), national flower (Chanbeli or Jasmine), the national bird (Partridge or Chakor as called locally) and national animal (Capra Falconeri Falconeri or Markhor in local language).  

All four stamps are triangular in shape with maximum width of  52.5 mm and height   28 mm.

Details on Pakistan’s National Symbols: