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Role of PRO-BAR in peace process acknowledged

COTABATO CITY --- The Bangsamoro government is grateful to the police for supporting the normalization agenda of the Mindanao peace process, meant to return thousands of Moro rebels into mainstream communities.

Bangsamoro Local Government Minister Naguib Sinarimbo said Tuesday he told officials of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region about the need to keep supporting the normalization tract of the peace process during an engagement Monday.

Lanao Sur to build provincial hospital, sports complex, food terminal

MARAWI CITY - The Lanao del Sur Provincial Government, headed by Governor Mamintal “Bombit” Alonto Adiong, Jr. had sealed the deal for a historic infrastucture project which will greatly affect the lives of their constituents.

A loan agreement with Landbank has now allowed the Provincial Government to begin construction of three facilities:

1. A Provincial Sports Complex

2. A two- storey Provincial Food Terminal with a wet and dry supermarket building

3. A three-storey 100-bed state-of-the-art Lanao del Sur Provincial Hospital

Speaker Balindong lauds development in BTA term extension bid

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament Speaker Atty. Pangalian Balindong lauded on Friday, February 05, 2021 the development on BTA term extension, where five (5) bills have been filed at the House of Representatives, seeking to amend section 13 article XVI of the Republic Act 11054, or the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), and to fix the first regular election of the region.

BARMM engineers to gather for peace, development, infra dialogue

COTABATO CITY --- Public works officials are to meet on February 9-10 to discuss infrastructure concerns essential to solving the security issues besetting the Bangsamoro region.

In a statement Saturday, Eduard Uy Guerra, public works minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said the two-day gathering, to be held in a local function facility, is meant to foster cohesion in the peace and development efforts of district engineers under his office.

MOLE-BARMM gets P274 million 2021 budget; to expand programs

COTABATO CITY --- The Bangsamoro government has allocated P274 million for the 2021 operation of its labor ministry, P81 million higher than its P193 million budget last year.

Romeo Sema, labor minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said Thursday he and his subordinate-employees can together comprehensively expand this year their programs intended to empower the labor sector in all five BARMM provinces.

World Hijab Day: BARMM recognizes Muslim women's modesty, simplicity

To recognize Muslim women who proudly wear hijab around the globe, the Bangsamoro Women Commission (BWC) led the observance of World Hijab Day in the region on Monday.
 
This is in line with House Bill 8249, which "declares Feb. 1 of each year as National Hijab Day and promote national awareness of the Muslim tradition of wearing a hijab".
 

Mushawarah: Ebrahim dialogues with CSOs for inclusive moral governance

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod “Al-Haj Murad” Ebrahim personally spoke with various stakeholders from sectors across the Bangsamoro region through the first edition of ‘Mushawarah: A Dialogue Towards an Inclusive Moral Governance’ on Friday. 

The Bangsamoro Government recognizes the vitality of heeding the voices and interests of the people, through the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), in the pursuit of long-lasting peace and sustainable development in the conflict-ridden Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

MSSD hires 64 new permanent personnel

COTABATO CITY — In line with the successive hiring of new workforce in the Bangsamoro region, the Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) appointed 64 new permanent personnel.

MSSD Minister Atty. Raisa Jajurie administered the oath taking of the new employees during a ceremony held Friday, Jan. 29 in the city.

Of the 64 employees, 25 will be designated in MSSD’s provincial office in Maguindanao, 13 in Sulu, 12 in Tawi-Tawi, one (1) in Lanao del Sur B, and 13 for its regional office in Cotabato City.

Lamitan LGU wants extension of ARMM-to-BARMM transition period

 

 

COTABATO CITY --- Lamitan City has joined the bandwagon of communities seeking extension until 2025 of the transition from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to the infant Bangsamoro regional government.

Lamitan City Vice Mayor Roderick Furigay personally delivered Tuesday to Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao a letter from their mayor stating their LGU’s support for the bid of BARMM officials for an extension of the transition process to 2025, supposedly only up to 2022.

Save Sulu Movement, Gov. Catamco, Cardinal Quevedo back transition period extension

COTABATO CITY – Adding to the growing number of supporters to extend the Bangsamoro transition period are Save Sulu Movement (SSM), North Cotabato Governor Nancy A. Catamco, and Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, who released statements backing that three years is not enough for the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) to be able to complete its mandates.

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