Shield: derived from the provincial seal of Sulu where the town is located.
cross & crescent moon with one (1) star (Upper portion): represent unity between the Christian and Muslim Filipinos.
sun with eight (8) rays: stands for Philippine sun and its rays symbolizing the first eight provinces that revolted against Spain.
red, white & blue color: represent the color of national flag.
emblem of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (center design): Four (4) provinces of ARMM. Crescent moon for aspirations and struggles Muslims in Southern Philippines for an Autonomous Government.
lower design in Green Field: stands for But Datu, Wherein lies the remains of Raja Baginda, Acknowledged to be the first Muslim Ruler preceding the Sulu Sultanate.