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Emblem o Laos

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Emblem o Laos syne 1992

The naitional emblem o Laos shows the naitional shrine Pha That Luang. A dam is pictured which as a seembol o pouer generation at the reservoir Nam Ngum, an asphalt street is an aa pictured, as well as a stylized watered field. In the lawer pairt is a section o a gear wheel. The inscription on the left reads "Peace, Unthirldom, Democracy" (lao script: ສັນຕິພາບ ເອກະລາດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ) an on the richt, "Unity an Prosperity" (Lao script: ເອກະພາບ ວັດຖະນາຖາວອນ.)

The coat o airms wis modified in 1991. The Communist red starn an hammer an sickle wur replaced wi the naitional shrine at Pha That Luang. The coat o airms is specified in the Laotian constitution:

The National Emblem o the Lao Fowk Democratic Republic is a circle depictin in the bottom pairt ane-half of a cog wheel an red ribbon wi inscriptions [o the wirds] "Lao People's Democratic Republic", an [flanked bi] crescent-shaped stalks o fully-ripened rice at baith sides an red ribbons bearin the inscription "Peace, Unthirldom, Democracy, Unity, Prosperity". A picture o Pha That Luang Pagoda is locatit atween the tips o the stalks o rice. A road, a paddy field, a forest an a hydroelectric dam are depictit in the middle o the circle.

— Constitution o the Lao People's Democratic Republic, § 90 [1]

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  1. Constitution of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, § 90 Official website of the Laotian embassy in Thailand.