Iqbal lays out plans for Bangsamoro education on ‘new normal’

COTABATO CITY—Education minister Mohagher Iqbal underscored Wednesday some of the education sector’s plans in addressing the challenges amidst the new normal. “Admittedly, the pandemic has slowed down our operations and crusade for long-term reforms since I took my oath as your Education Minister in 2019,” Iqbal said during the 3rd series of “Online Kapihan: Accountable…

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106 former MILF combatants receive rice aid from Nat’l gov’t, BARMM, UNDP

COTABATO CITY—One-hundred six (106) decommissioned Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants benefitted from the first batch of rice assistance, as part of decommissioning package, at Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Wednesday. Bangsamoro Executive Secretary Abdulraof Macacua said that the activity is yet another forward development in the quest for successful peace endeavor, noting…

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Maguindanao mayors’ league supports BARMM transition extension

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Government’s push to extend the transition period gained additional support from the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) – Maguindanao Chapter. League President Datu Shameem B. Mastura, mayor of Sultan Kudarat municipality, said “Mainit ‘yung pagsuporta ng bawat alkalde dito sa probinsiya ng Maguindanao tungo sa pag-extend ng BARMM (transition…

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BARMM provides mobility assistive devices to 1,500 PWDs, senior citizens

COTABATO CITY — Regional health officials announced on Tuesday, Feb. 9, that about 1,500 persons with disability (PWD) and senior citizens across the Bangsamoro region are set to receive wheelchairs, crutches, and walking canes from the Ministry of Health (MOH-BARMM). MOH Minister Dr. Amirel Usman said the PWDs and senior citizens are the vulnerable members…

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MHSD staff undergoes training on Comprehensive Land Use Plan

COTABATO CITY – Several personnel from the Ministry of Human Settlements and Development (MHSD) have undergone a 5-day training on the formulation of Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) to further enhance their capacities in assisting local government units on the efficient implementation of their CLUPs. The training, held last week February 1-5 in Lake Sebu,…

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