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20th Anniversary of Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (2014)

 

   

 

 Issue Name: 20th Anniversary of Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (Nong Khai-Vientiane)
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ ๒๐ ปี สะพานมิตรภาพไทย-ลาว (หนองคาย-เวียงจันทน์)
 Issue Date: 2014/2557-04-05
 Cause: To mark the 20th Anniversary of Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, that crosses the Mae Khong River and connects Nong Khai in Thailand with Vientiane in Laos
 Catalogue Number: 2014/24-25
 Denomination: 3 Baht (both designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht, 4 Baht
 Complete Set: 8 Baht (unused), 2 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 30 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Thai design  illustrating the procession of the Luang Pho Phra Sai Buddha image from the ubosot of Wat Pho Chai in Nong Khai, during the Isaan Songkraan Festival, alongside Lao people celebrating the Boun That Luang Festival; and Lao design depicting the Luang Pho Phra Sai Buddha image in front of Wat Pho Chai in Nong Khai, and the Luang Pho Ong Tue Buddha image in front of Wat Ong Tue Maha Wihaan in Vientiane, with sugar palm trees in the background. Both designs also have a picture of the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
 Related Link: Mae Khong, Vientiane, Nong Khai, Thailand, Laos, Isaan, Buddha image, ubosot, wat, maha, wihaan, sugar palm, Inauguration of 2nd Friendship Bridge between Thailand and Laos