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MILF: An ‘urgent’ BBL draft will pass Congress

July 17, 2017 12:18 AM
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MILF: An ‘urgent’ BBL draft will pass Congress

COTABATO CITY – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) strongly believes that the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will pass Congress once it is certified as urgent by President Duterte.

Drafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), the draft enabling law of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), will be submitted to the President on Monday evening, July 17, 2017.

In an interview, Ghadzali Jaafar, MILF vice chair for political affairs, said that it was all systems go for the submission of the draft bill.

Under the direction of President Duterte, Jaafar will hand over the new BBL — a 112-page, 18-article document — to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

Also read: BBL to breeze thru Congress — Alvarez

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

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