Commonwealth Development Corporation

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Arms of Commonwealth Development Corporation

Official blazon

Arms : Per fesse vert and gules, on a fesse wavy argent between in chief a sun in splendour and in base two stalks of millet leaved in saltire Or, a fesse wavy azure.
Crest: On a wreath argent and gules, A felling axe, the blade out­ wards, and a sheaf of paddy Or connected by two lark's heads [=strands of rope] and a true lovers' knot azure.
Supporters: On either side a sea lion proper, the dexter holding a torch Or inflamed also proper, and the sinister holding a cornucopia, the horn gold and the fruit also proper.
Motto: Veni Creator


The arms were officially granted on October 30, 1948 to The Colonial Development Corporation

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