|LP20||MEDAL OF DEVELOPMENT (or Order of Development)|
three classes – established in 1995 or 1996 ?
|For:||merit in the development of the LPDR|
|Design:||pointed-round breast badge, gilt with enamels, 30mm across (as proposed), with suspension ribbon|
|Obverse:||sharp pointed star with seven smaller points between each arm, with central disk of development scenes and half cogwheel below with the name of the medal in Lao inscription (lian-sai pad-ta-nah);|
|Ribbon:||in a pentagonal suspension, a blue ribbon 25mm with red edges 7mm, with no change for class;|
|service bar: as per class (see below)|
This medal and its associated badge were proposed in the speech of the prime minister No. 57/Nor. Yor., on 22 June 1995.
It was decided to change the ribbon bar arrangment with this medal from the previous standard - thus 1st class has one stripe, 2nd class has two stripes, 3rd class has three strips, opposite to the original design and other Lao PDR medals.
|Design:||gold medal and star|
|Ribbon:||service bar 25mm - blue with one red stripe|
Medal of Development - 1st Class
|Design:||gold medal and silver star|
|Ribbon:||service bar 25mm - blue with two red stripes|
Medal of Development - 2nd Class
|Design:||silver medal and gold star|
|Ribbon:||service bar 25mm - blue with three red stripes|
Medal of Development - 3rd Class
|LP20A||Early Prototype Design|
|Design:||Obverse:||sharp pointed star with three smaller points between each arm, with central disk of development scenes and half cogwheel below with Lao inscription;|
Medal of Development - Early Prototype Design
1st Class / 2nd Class / 3rd Class