Senator Tolentino lauds Bangsamoro Parliament for enacting some key legislation amid pandemic

COTABATO CITY – Senator Francis Tolentino, chair of the local government committee, lauded Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) for passing two of its priority codes amid the pandemic. The Administrative and Civil Service Codes have been approved by the Bangsamoro Parliament, while the Education Code is expected to be discussed and approved next week during the parliament’s…

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Peace adviser Galvez reaffirms his support for Bangsamoro transition extension

COTABATO CITY – Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr. reaffirmed his support for extending the Bangsamoro government’s term until 2025. “We are pleased to note that this is also the same position of the other members of President Duterte’s cabinet who have thrown their full support behind the BARMM’s extension,” Galvez said in a hybrid hearing…

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On legislative measures: Recapping Bangsamoro Parliament’s sessions

COTABATO CITY – More than two years since the establishment of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority, members of the Bangsamoro Parliament accomplished most of its tasks, including the passage of two priority codes cited in the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). The Bangsamoro Parliament passed the Administrative Code and Civil Service Code in October 2020 and February 2021,…

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BTA, SUBATRA hold ‘inception workshop’

Key Expert Dr. Reginald Pastrana (standing) discusses the programme overview during opening program of the two-day inception workshop. (ZSDiolanan,Publication and Media Relations Division, BTA Parliament) COTABATO CITY —The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament in partnership with the European Union (EU) funded “Support to Bangsamoro Transition” (SUBATRA) programme successfully concluded a two-day “inception workshop” with select…

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Speaker Balindong launches biography, “The Revolutionary Democrat”

Speaker Pangalian M. Balindong shares about his struggles and triumphs as a leader and expressed how the Bangsamoro has inspired him through biography, “The Revolutionary Democrat: The Life and Times of Pangalian M. Balindong” written by Prof. Edmund Tayao. (ZSDiolanan, Publication and Media Relations Division, BTA Parliament) COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament…

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BTA approves Bangsamoro Civil Service Code

BTA Parliament Members unanimously approve on Wednesday, February 24 Cabinet Bill No. 59, otherwise known as the Bangsamoro Civil Service Code during third and final reading. (ZSDiolanan, Publication and Media Relations Division, BTA Parliament) COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament approved on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 the Bangsamoro Civil Service Code (BCSC) during…

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BTA, SUBATRA to conduct ‘inception workshop’

Deputy Speaker Atty. Omar Yasser C. Sema shares how grateful is the BTA Parliament to the assistance extended by the European Union (EU) through the Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA) programme. (ZSDiolanan, Publication and Media Relations Division, BTA Parliament) COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament in partnership with the European Union (EU) funded…

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UN remains committed to success of Bangsamoro transition – UN rep

STRENGTHENED PARTNERSHIP. UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines Gustavo González affirms on Wednesday, February 17 that the United Nations (UN) remains committed to the success of this ‘transition’. (NUAli, Publication and Media Relations Division, BTA Parliament) COTABATO CITY — A United Nations (UN) representative who visited the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament confirmed on Wednesday,…

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“Transition requires continuity” – Speaker Balindong

SPEAKER PANGALIAN M. BALINDONG COTABATO CITY – A statement emphasized by Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament Speaker Atty. Pangalian M. Balindong during a meeting Tuesday, February 16, 2021 with the Committee on Suffrage of the House of Representatives on the imperative of extending the still ongoing transition of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Balindong…

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Deputy Speaker Sema highlights BTA priorities, cites ‘midterm review’

Deputy Speaker Atty. Omar Yasser C. Sema COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament Deputy Speaker Atty. Omar Yasser C. Sema emphasized on Thursday, February 04, 2021 there are a lot of things ‘to be done’ during the transition period. In a recent interview with social media platform “Politiko”, Sema emphasized that before the occurrence…

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