Tag Archives: BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO (BARMM)

BARMM gets vehicles, cold chain equipment from IOM, Germany, UK

 January 22, 2021

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

DUTERTE TO BANGSAMORO: Be loyal to cause of peace

Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) marks 2nd anniversary

Strengthened collaboration between the national government and the Bangsamoro government in achieving meaningful and lasting peace in Mindanao

 January 21, 2021

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

BARMM solons push for transition extension to enact pending bills

ACCOMPLISHMENT. Bangsamoro Transition Authority Speaker Pangalian M. Balindong (2nd from right) is joined by BTA Deputy Speaker Omar Yasser C. Sema (2nd from left), BTA Majority Floor Leader Lanang T. Ali, Jr. (left), and Member of Parliament Jose Lorena (right) during the press conference held Tuesday (Jan. 19, 2021) inside the BARMM complex in Cotabato City. The BTA leaders highlighted the passing of 15 major regionals laws for the two-year-old political entity. (Photo by PNA Cotabato)

 Transition phase has been disrupted by coronavirus disease pandemic

 January 20, 2021

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

RIP: BARMM Deputy Chief Minister Abdul Sahrin

BARMM exec loses battle with brain tumor; dies in Zambo hospital

 January 20, 2021

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