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President Aquino to review small portion of draft Bangsamoro Law
 

The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels have agreed on more than 70 percent of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, which was submitted to President Aquino on Wednesday evening, a Palace official has said.
 
"The bulk of it has already been agreed upon by both panels. More than 70 percent have been agreed upon, so we are looking at a few provisions that would still need the President’s observation," Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in an interview in Malacañang on Friday.
 
Secretary Lacierda said the President has seen the draft and is going through it.
 
“Hopefully, we will be able to see kung ano ang magiging reaksyon ng ating Pangulo at kung meron pa ba siyang gagawing mga aksyon,” he said, noting that the President certainly knows the importance of the agreement, which will be submitted to Congress within this month.
 Asked if he thinks the President's review of the remaining 20 to 30 percent would delay the submission of the draft law to Congress, Lacierda said it would not.
 
He added that there has been close collaboration between the peace panels and also between Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr. and Mohagher Iqbal of the MILF.
 
Both parties recognize the importance of the initiative and the MILF has expressed optimism over the completion of the remaining segments of the draft law, Lacierda said.
(full story: 08.22.14)

 
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President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the discussion on climate change during the meeting with his cabinet cluster, Wednesday (August 6) in Malacanang. The President displayed a responsive leadership by elevating climate change into a priority issue to protect vulnerable Filipino communities from its impact. Also in photo is Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma.
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