Member of the Parliament


Position(s): BTA Member

Contact Person: ATTY. KEEN JOHN T. USMAN

Contact Number: 09354974699

Email Address: [email protected]

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Office Address: Door 4-047, 2/F, DTAB Commercial Building, Anacleto Badoy St., Poblacion III, Cotabato City

Biosketch of MP Abdullah Biston Hashim

Abdullah Biston Hashim, the eldest son of MILF founding chairman Sheikh Salamat Hashim, was born on December 10, 1987. He took up Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE), and was elected as councilor of the engineering department’s student government in his 3rd year. He later shifted course and earned a degree in Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSED) in Mindanao State University – Maguindanao.

Hashim’s appointment as Member of the Parliament was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on February 11, 2020, filling the vacated seat of the late MP Atty. Abdul Dataya and completing the 80-member roster of the BTA. The Office of MP Hashim started initial preparations and operations in March 2020, and began full operations on June 16, 2020 after the pandemic lockdowns. On August 12, 2022, MP Hashim was re-appointed in the BTA and took his oath at the Malacañang Palace administered by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.

He is currently taking up his Masters of Management Major in Environmental Planning (MMEP) at the Philippine Christian University. He has also participated in multiple masterclasses conducted by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) of the United Kingdom, as well as other seminars and workshops regarding governance, legislation, and development.

MP Hashim currently advocates the success of the peace process in its entirety through the peace agreements and the success of the BARMM. The MP also advocates the transitioning combatants’ sector as a primary concern of his office, as a prime stakeholder in the peace process. MP Hashim advocates anti-extremism initiatives through education and social policies and programs.

Since his appointment as a member of the first BTA Parliament, he has submitted a total of ten (10) approved resolutions and one (1) approved bill.

These approved legislations include “The Bangsamoro Dual Calendar Act of 2021”, a resolution urging the Bangsamoro Government to fully implement the set-up of Citizen’s Charter and Public Assistance/Complaints Desks (PACD) in all government offices in BARMM, a resolution promoting the policy of non-discrimination with regards to religion, and a resolution directing the Darul-Ifta to issue a Fatwa on what constitute the Halal Conduct of BARMM officials and employees.

MP Hashim is also one of the principal sponsors of the new Parliamentary Rules for the new BTA.

Other than these exercises of legislative and oversight functions, as well as active participation in the overall legislative process, the Office of MP Hashim has been active in constituency works at a grassroots level, bringing the government to the Bangsamoro people.

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