BCN holds Annual Assembly

CAMP DARAPANAN- The Bangsamoro Communication Network (BCN) held their annual assembly on March 24, 2018 at Camp Darapanan, Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. 

The program starts with a reading from Holy Qur’an by Al Qari Ibrahim Dolly, and followed by an opening remarks by BCN Vice Chairman.

 A close to 2000 members from different chapters in Maguindanao, Lanao, and Island provinces attended the said gathering of two-way radio enthusiasts. BCN is a movement of radio operators that supports Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) by helping communicate Bangsamoro situations to the masses. 

The Highlight of the assembly was the briefing and updates about the peace process by MILF Chairman Al haj Murad Ebrahim. 

“We strived to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law that will implement all signed peace agreements between the MILF and Government,” he said. 

Al Haj Murad also said that the MILF would not oppose federalism from being a response to solve national issues, but it would be better if BBL will come first as a scheme to resolve the centuries old Bangsamoro problem.

The MILF chairman further reiterated his optimism that by November of this year, a plebiscite that will determine areas or territories for the Bangsamoro shall be undertaken following an early approval of the BBL by both Chamber of Congress, and signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. 

Al Haj Murad also said that, “The president through his wide allies from the House of Representatives and the Senate can be an upright factor.”  

He congratulates the communication group for their achievements, and for the success of the assembly. He commends them for their untiring commitments to serve the people through providing information that’s make everyone in the homeland on equal footings in understanding every turn of events in the Bangsamoro journey for Right to Self-Determination (RSD). 

Certificates were awarded to every chapter before the closing ceremonies.