Pakistan is observing its 75th Independence Day, and the State Bank of Pakistan has unveiled Rs.75 commemorative banknotes in honor of the country’s Diamond Jubilee. The central bank revealed the special note on Twitter today: “The note will be available for public issuance from 30 September 2022.”The emerald green note comes with portraits of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, and Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah. The pictures represent the struggle of the founding members of Pakistan for the country’s independence.
Similarly, the vignette on the back, designed by artist Sara Khan, shows the national animal Markhor and the national tree Deodar, reflecting the importance of protecting our environment and Pakistan’s unique flora and fauna.
Here is a special note:
The federal government approved the note under the SBP Act, 1956, on the recommendation of the SBP Board. “The color scheme, portraits, vignettes along with public service message were conceived by the internal banknote committee at the State Bank of Pakistan and integrated into a final banknote design by the banknote designers at De La Rue, United Kingdom”. The note comes with a host of security features, including a raised print that can be felt by swiping fingers over the portraits, Quaid-e-Azam portrait watermark and 75 digits, Pure image security thread with a vibrant holographic rainbow effect,75 digit micro-letters, among others.
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