BTA Parliament approves ₱75.6-billion BARMM budget for 2021

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament approved Wednesday night, Dec. 23 the proposed ₱75.6-billion budget of the BARMM government for fiscal year 2021. With 55 members voting Yes, zero voting No, and no abstention, the parliament approved BTA Bill No. 73 entitled “An Act Appropriating Funds for the Operation of the Bangsamoro Government…

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Bangsamoro Gov’t turns over medical equipment to Maguindanao hospitals

COTABATO CITY – To strengthen its efforts and capacity in combating the ongoing health crisis, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) provided complete sets of mechanical ventilators to government hospitals across the region. Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, minister of the Interior and Local Government (MILG) and Dr. Amirel Usman, officer in charge minister of…

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MPOS grants ₱10k fund to five youth-led peace-advocating projects

MISAMIS ORIENTAL – Five youth groups each coming from Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, North Cotabato, and Davao Region were granted with ₱10,000.00 to fund their peace-advocating project proposals. The fund was provided by the BARMM’s Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS) during the culminating activity of its 1st Bangsamoro Peace Promotion Fellowship dubbed…

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MILG grants incentives to performing LGUs, launches ‘Salamat Awards’

COTABATO CITY— Some 118 Local Government Units (LGU) in the Bangsamoro region were granted with awards and incentives for their excellent performance for the year 2020. Minister of Interior and Local Government Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo said this is through the Local Government Functional Appraisal Award (LoGFA) and Lupon Tagapamayapa Incentive Award (LTIA) of his ministry.…

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MPOS engages youth in peacebuilding, conflict transformation

MISAMIS ORIENTAL-Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS) conducted its 1st Bangsamoro Peace Promotion Fellowship dubbed “iMPOSing Peace” to the youth in remote and vulnerable conflict-affected areas in five (5) provinces, including special geographic area and communities outside the Bangsamoro region. Fifty (50) youths participated in the activity on Dec. 15-17, 2020 at Kinason Resort,…

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