Bangsamoro Basic Law done; BTC commissioners sign transmittal letter

MANDALUYONG CITY (MindaNews/07 September) — The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law  (BBL) is finally done.

All 14 members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), the body mandated to draft the Bangsamoro Basic Law, signed at 4:40 p.m. Sunday the transmittal letter for submission of the final draft to President Aquino, Mohagher Iqbal, chair of the BTC and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panel said.

Iqbal told MindaNews at the end of the BTC session that President Aquino, who will certify the bill as urgent, will hand over the final draft to Congress during ceremonies in Malacanang on Wednesday, September 10, that will be attended by House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, and members of the BTC.  (To be updated shortly)