what does the star and moon on pk flag mean?

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  1. RAHEN

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    hello every one..
    yeah the question is simple...wat does the star and moon on the flag represent...
  2. *Saira*

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    The crescent on the Flag represents progress.
    The five-rayed star represents light and knowledge.

    Source: wikipedia
  3. Hunter_69

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    hmmm...i thnk PEACE :S
  4. Miss_Sweet

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    I think it means a ISLAMIC country...coz the half moon represent EID ka chand
  5. Shikari

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    yaar we studied sumthing else in school dun remember but it was not peace :S..
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    The flag comprises a dark green field (representing Muslims) with a vertical white stripe in the hoist (left side) (representing non-Muslim minorities). In the centre is a white crescent (symbolising progress) and a white five-pointed star (symbolising light, knowledge and wisdom).

    I hope that answers your question Rahen :)
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  7. Shikari

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    ahnnn that wat i wanna say but i was forgotten..thanks fairy..
  8. RAHEN

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    thank you every one for replying...

    well said fairy sis :up;...and saira...:up;
  9. volvo

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    nice answers...mujhe bhi pata tha magar mein bhi bhool chuka tha..thanks for renminding me ...:)
  10. Quiet Whisper

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    excellent question rahen.. :)
    and excellent replies saira sis and fairy api :)
    let's modify this question a little bit..
    Why were these symbols and colors chosen to represent these virtues and properties?
  11. *Saira*

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    According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Pakistan flag represent the following:

    White - peace and honesty & symbolizing the role of religious minorities

    Green - hope, joy and love and in many cultures have a sacred significance as in Pakistan where the color green is associated with Islam.The emblem on the Pakistan flag pictures traditional symbols of Islam

    The crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam.

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  12. Shikari

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    yeahh..thanks for reminding..i think i studied abt this in 6 or 7 grade..
  13. RAHEN

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    Well saira got the answer whisper...

    thanks..
  14. *Saira*

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    so what present do i get?
  15. Quiet Whisper

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    aik dawlance water cooler aap ka hua :p
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