Key officials of the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) of the Bangsamoro government is set to implement its Php23-million infrastructure projects in Buldon, Maguindanao.
The province is one of the territorial areas of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), along with Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi; the cities of Lamitan, Basilan, and Cotabato; and 63 villages in North Cotabato that opted to join BARMM.
MPW officials and Buldon local government unit (LGU) executives jointly led the ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, February 12, 2021.
They held the groundbreaking for the concreting of the Rumidas-Minabay Road and the construction of riverbank protection of Dinganen Bridge in the town.
To create stable peace, security, event economic development
The Php23-million projects are part of the Php370-million budget of the Maguindanao 1st District Engineering Office for 2020.
MPW Director General Danilo Ong, Maguindanao 1st District Engineer Avila Abobakar, Project Engineer Al-Adzhar Usman, and Buldon Mayor Abolais Manalao, among others, were present at the ceremony.
The projects are two of many soon to be implented as the BARMM under Chief Minister Ahod B. “Al-Hajj Murad” Ebrahim steps up its infrastructure projects aimed at creating stable peace and security and economic development as well as employment in the war-torn region.
BARMM is a new political entity that abolished and replaced the unlamented Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It was described by many as a government that was “designed to fail.” (EKUsman/BIO)
All images from Bangsamoro Information Office (BIO).