There are a lot of National Protocols for Pakistan Flag but the most interesting one is that it must be raised at dawn and lowered at dusk except on the parliament of Pakistan which is the only official building on which Pakistan flag is never lowered
- No other flag or color must fly higher.
- When displayed or flown alongside other national flags, the Flag of Pakistan must be displayed or flown at the same height as the other national flags, never lower.
- If there are two flags or colors, the Flag of Pakistan should be flown at the right. In case the number of flags is more than two and odd, the Flag of Pakistan should be placed in the center, and if the number of flags is even it should be flown the first to the right of the center.
- When displayed alongside provincial, military or corporate flags, the Flag of Pakistan must be higher.
- When tied to a mast, it must be tied only at the left (at the beginning of the white bar) and left to fly freely without any obstruction.
- In a procession, the Flag of Pakistan shall be carried at the center or the right of the procession in the line of march.
- Must not touch the ground, shoes or feet or anything unclean.
- Never be flown in darkness.
- Not be marked with anything (including words, numerals or images).
- When raising or lowering: must be saluted to by all uniformed personnel, others must stand in attention.
- Must be raised or lowered ceremoniously.
- When displayed horizontally, the white strip must always be on the left, with a greenfield on the right
- When displayed vertically, the white strip must always be at the top, with a greenfield at the bottom.
- Must not fly or be displayed upside down or with the crescent and star facing left.
- It must not be displayed anywhere where it is likely to get dirty.
- Must not be set on fire or trampled upon.
- Must not be buried or lowered into a grave (when burying a flag-bearing casket, the Pakistan flag must be detached from the casket and held above the grave as the casket is lowered or removed from the casket before burial).
Milestones of Pakistan Flag
- 2017 – On 14 August, People of Balochistan hosted a 2-mile-long Pakistan flag in Quetta.
- 2014 – On 15 February, 29,040 people gathered in a stadium in Lahore to form the Pakistan flag and set a new world record for forming the world’s largest Pakistan flag comprising humans, which was certified by Guinness World Records.
- 2012 – On 22 October, 24,200 people gathered in a stadium in Lahore to form the Pakistan flag and set a new world record for forming the world’s largest Pakistan flag comprising humans, which was certified by Guinness World Records.
- 2004 – In August, a 340 × 510 ft (173,400 square foot) Pakistan flag was unfurled at the National Stadium Karachi, setting the world record for the largest flag
|March 23||Full-mast||Pakistan Day: Adoption of the Lahore Resolution (1940) and declaration of the Islamic Republic (1956)|
|April 21||Half-mast||Death Anniversary of the National Poet, Muhammad Iqbal (1938)|
|August 14||Full-mast||Independence Day (1947)|
|September 11||Half-mast||Death Anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1948)|
|November 9||Full-mast||Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal|
|December 25||Full-mast||Birthday of Muhammad Ali Jinnah|