5 LGUs in BARMM receive P25-M each for municipal hall construction

COTABATO CITY—Five (5) municipalities in the Bangsamoro region each received P25-million financing and capacity development Thursday from the Bangsamoro Government’s local government ministry (MILG). MILG Minister Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo together signed Memoranda of Agreements with the five mayors for the implementation of their 2-storey municipal government centers. The municipalities of Sultan Dumalondong, Butig, Poona Bayabao,…

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Ebrahim cites challenges in transition, BARMM accomplishments

COTABATO CITY—During the Chief Minister’s Hour on Wednesday, Chief Minister Ahod “Al-Haj Murad” Ebrahim cited several challenges faced by the interim government throughout the transition period, which root the call for its extension from 2022 to 2025. “The transitional environment sets some limitations in instituting changes and reforms in the BARMM,” Ebrahim said. The chief…

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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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