COTABATO CITY – A leading civil executive in Southern Philippines has expressed the need for long-term stability in the region so that this may pave the way for investments in fields like trade and maritime development.This, according to lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo, spokesperson for the Bangsamoro… Read More
Amid anxieties in the global Coronavirus pandemic, on one hand, and jubilation for the 2nd founding anniversary celebration of the Bangsamoro autonomy region, on the other, local officials alongside higher authorities have begun constructing six units of Solar-Powered Irrigation System (IPIS) and a water supply system to magnify rice production and end as well residents’ risky drinking of untreated river water.
“This is a long dream come true,” Mayor Nashiba Sumagayan said in an emotional speech at the groundbreaking rite here on Thursday, January 21 for the construction of the facilities funded by the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) and brokered by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).READ MORE
COTABATO CITY – The Ministry of the Interior and Local Government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MILG-BARMM) will build town halls and legislative buildings in five towns in Maguindanao. The undertaking aims to enhance the delivery of government services to the public, said… Read More
MANILA – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), together with the British Embassy Manila and the German government, handed over critical medical vehicles and equipment to the Ministry of Health (MOH) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to support the… Read More
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday enjoined the Bangsamoro people to “remain loyal to the cause of peace.”Duterte made the call in his keynote speech delivered during the commemoration of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) second anniversary.
“I am indeed pleased [and] happy that in the past two years, we have strengthened the collaboration between the national government and the Bangsamoro government, a significant step in achieving meaningful and lasting peace in Mindanao,” he said in a speech delivered at Malacañan Palace. “My good friends, may we remain loyal to the cause of peace.”
The BARMM, established in 2019 after two plebiscites, replaced the now-defunct Autonomous Region Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the hopes of achieving lasting peace and security in the region.
Since the creation of BARMM, peace and stability in the region have prospered, Duterte said.
“As I have promised during the early part of my term, we have laid the groundwork for lasting peace and progress in Mindanao,” he said.Read More
COTABATO CITY – Regional lawmakers are pushing for an extension of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s transition phase up to 2025, saying more time is needed to pass important measures.
Speaking during a press conference Tuesday, Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Speaker… Read More
Genuine autonomy’ achieved in BARMM: Ebrahim
COTABATO CITY – Chief Minister Ahod “Murad” Ebrahim of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) said “genuine autonomy” has been achieved in the region as he led Monday the commemoration for the second founding anniversary of the newly-minted regional government with the hoisting of the Philippine and Bangsamoro flags.READ MORE
COTABATO CITY – Residents of a town in Maguindanao frequently harassed by the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) on Tuesday stood up against the group’s terror activities.
“Enough is enough,” said officials and residents of Rajah Buayan,… Read More
ZAMBOANGA CITY–The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is mourning the passing of Deputy Chief Minister Abdul Sahrin, described by Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim as a “dear friend and a brother” in the Bangsamoro struggle.Ebrahim (Al Hadj Murad) said Sahrin, 70,… Read More
In line with the 12-point priority agenda of the Bangsamoro Government
Bangsamoro Government’s Planning and Development Authority (BPDA) officially launched the first Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP) 2020-2022 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex in Cotabato City.
The BDP is in line with the 12-point priority agenda of the Bangsamoro Government which aims to harmonize existing development plans in BARMM such as BDP 1 and 11 (MILF-BDA), Unified Bangsamoro Development Plan (MILF and MNLF) and ARMM Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022, and will be implemented under the Parliamentary system of BARMM.
Present during the launching were BPDA director general Engr. Mohajirin Ali, BARMM’s executive secretary Abdulraof Macacua, Minister of Interior and Local Government Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, BARMM cabinet secretary Mohd Asnin Pendatun, Development Academy of the Bangsamoro (DAB) president Norodin Salam, and representatives from different ministries and offices of the BARMM.
Also participated in via zoom were BARMM Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim, BTA speaker Atty. Pangalian Balindong, Sr., representatives from NEDA, OPPAP, European Union(EU), Australian Embassy, International Organization for Migration (IOM), United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), The Asia Foundation (TAF), Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (CHD) and United States AID (USAID). (Bureau of Public Information)