BARMM officials re-echo reasons for extension; present Bangsamoro roadmap

MAKATI CITY—Representatives from the Bangsamoro Government conveyed several significant milestones of the autonomous region for its roughly two years of service and amplified the call to extend further the Bangsamoro transition period from 2022 to 2025. During the Focus Group Discussion (FGD) and Consultation on Tuesday, Jan. 12, officials from national agencies and the Congress…

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141 newly-hired public works employees take oath of office

COTABATO CITY – In its effort to strengthen its workforce, the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) hired 141 new permanent employees for its regional office in the city and District Engineering Offices (DEO) across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region’s five provinces. Of the 141 newly-hired, 13 personnel were designated for the DEO in Tawi-Tawi, another 13…

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House committees express support to Bangsamoro transition extension bills

MAKATI CITY—Chairpersons of House committees expressed their support to pass the bills seeking to extend the Bangsamoro transition period from 2022 to 2025. In a focus group discussion and consultation held Tuesday, Jan. 12, secretaries of House committees holding the said bills stressed their committees are “supportive” to pass the said bills at the committee…

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MAFAR grants 0% interest cash loan to 97 small farmers and fisherfolks

COTABATO CITY – Ninety-seven (97) marginalized, small farmers and fisherfolks (MSFF) from the 63 barangays in North Cotabato individually received Php25,000.00 non-interest-bearing cash loan from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR). MAFAR Minister Dr. Mohammad S. Yacob led the loan distribution on Tuesday, January 12, in the Municipality of Carmen. He said…

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BARMM joins discussion on proposed Bangsamoro transition extension with Congress, National Agencies

MAKATI CITY—A Focus Group Discussion (FGD) with the House of Representatives and some officials from national agencies was held Tuesday, Jan. 12 to tackle Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) push for Bangsamoro transition extension from 2022-2025. Among the agenda discussed include the status of the interim government, challenges and opportunities during the transition…

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