P470-M investment to turn former battlefield into banana farm in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—Three registered companies invested to transform a combat area into Cavendish and Cardava banana plantation at Bugasan Sur in Matanog, Maguindanao. “The whole fields before were once a war zone and now an economic zone in the region,” Regional Bangsamoro Board of Investments (BBOI) Board Governor Mohammad Pasigan said during their field monitoring visit…

Iqbal signs IRR to enforce Bangsamoro law on education

COTABATO CITY—After a series of public consultations and technical preparations, Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education (MBHTE) Minister Mohagher Iqbal on August 2, approved the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Bangsamoro Education Code. The harmonized crafting of IRR was finalized with the recommendations and suggestions from MBHTE regional and field officials, including…