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Dir (Pre-independence Pakistan)

Last modified: 2004-12-29 by rob raeside
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redrawn by Jarig Bakker from an image by Chris Kretowicz, 31 Mar 2001

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About Dir

Like the other pre-independence states of the North West Frontier Province, Dir saw its independence restricted in 1954 and was abolished in 1972.
Chris Kretowicz, 31 Mar 2001

The Khanate (not Emirate) of Dir, Pakistan, existed to 28 July 1969.
O. Myszor, 2 January 2002

Description of the flag

A triangular green flag with a white border. An eagle (?) at upper hoist, a hand at lower hoist, white crescent and star in the point of the triangle. A lot of Arabic (?) scripts all over the flag.
Source: Flags of Aspirant Peoples
Ivan Sache, 16 Sep 1999

[Dir] by O. Myszor

Here is a simplified image of the flag (there should be also some Arabic script).
O. Myszor, 2 January 2002