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 minister noted the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) provided short period for transition.
“Studies conducted on peace processes all over the world recommend 6 to 10 years of transition period for a post-conflict government to be fully effective and operational,” Ebrahim said.
“The extension is necessary, so that the BTA is afforded sufficient time within which to satisfactorily accomplish its tasks and commitments under the Bangsamoro Organic Law and for the National Government to deliver the pending programs under the normalization process,” he stressed. READ MORE