In his speech delivered during the celebration of the country’s 119th Independence Day in Zamboanga City, Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza urged stakeholders to work on relationship building and healing the wounds and divisions brought about by armed conflict, said a report by OPAPP posted in its official website.

BDA ZamBas Region turned-over a warehouse and two solar dryers to peoples’ organization in Barangay Ulitan of Ungkaya Pukan and Guiong of Sumisip, Basilan on March 29. 

The projects fall under the Bangsamoro Assistance and Development for Community Empowerment with the acronym BM-ADVANCE is one of MTF-RDP funded by World Bank with the objectives to assist in the economic recovery of the conflict affected communities in Mindanao and support the confidence building measures of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and Moro Islamic Liberation Front as provided for in the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro (CAB).

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