History of Pakistan National Anthem

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History

Pakistan National Anthem written by Hafeez jallundhri in 1952 and officially adopt in 1954. In December 1948 the Government of Pakistan established the (NAC) National Anthem Committee  with the task of coming up with the composition and lyrics for the official national anthem of Pakistan.The National Anthem Committee was initially chaired by the Information Secretary, Sheikh Muhammad Ikram, and its members included several politicians, poets and musicians, including Abdur Rab Nishtar, Ahmad G. Chagla and Hafeez Jullundhri. The National Anthem Committee encountered early difficulties in finding suitable music and lyrics of Pakistan national anthem.When President Sukarno of Indonesia became the first foreign head of state to visit Pakistan on 30 January 1950, there was no Pakistani national anthem to be played.On 21 August 1949, the Government of Pakistan adopted Chagla’s tune for the national anthem.The anthem, without lyrics, was performed for the first time  in Karachi on 1 March 1950 by a Pakistan Navy band. Official approval was announced by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on 16 August 1954.

Music

The Pakistan national anthem or Qaumi Taranah is a tuneful and mellifluous rendering of a three-stanza composition with a tune based on eastern music but arranged in such a manner that it can be easily played by foreign bands.pakistan national anthem music was composed in 1949 by Ahmad G. Chagla.

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