Mohammad S. Yacob, executive director of the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) joined partners from Bangsamoro education sector for a planning on October 30, 2018 at UNICEF Mindanao Office in Cotabato City.
Dir. Yacob underscored the importance of education in developing future leaders for Bangsamoro.
According to him, there is always a chance to improve the current education system to better cater the needs of Bangsamoro children.
He further expressed that BDA is always willing to support any initiative in line with the preparation for the upcoming Bangsamoro Transition Authority.
Education has been one of the priorities of BDA in line with one the agency’s primary mandate of building the capacity of the Bangsamoro.
It has managed the implementation of the Tahderiyyah Program, which was intended to provide balanced and complete education for Bangsamoro children.
In the meeting were officials and representatives from Department of Education-ARMM, UNESCO-IIEP, United Nations Children’s Fund, and Tarbiyyah Committee and Social Welfare Committee of the MILF.