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President Benigno Aquino III witnesses the turnover of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law between Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal and Senate President Franklin Drilon in Malacañang on Wednesday, September 10. Also in photo are Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Teresita Deles, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., and Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. - Photo courtesy of GMA News’ Benhur Arcayan -The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has posted a set of frequently asked questions about the Bangsamoro Basic Law, the draft of which President Benigno Aquino III personally submitted to Congress leaders on Wednesday 10 September.

The Bangsamoro Basic Law abolishes the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and establishes the new Bangsamoro political identity in its place. The law is based on the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro signed by the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in March this year.

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