Teresa Grantham, political officer of the Embassy of the United States of America visited the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) on November 4, 2015 at Cotabato City.
She was welcomed by two of the BOD members of BDA Jamel Macaraya and Mohammad Taha Abdulgapor together with key staff: Julhaina Cadon, head of HR division, Marifah M. Agar, admin div., Norhaini Manongkarang, PME div,. and Aliuddin Haron, program coordinator of BDA-UNFPA RH program.
Grantham was briefed of the BDA, its mandate, current programs and future plans as development arm of the MILF.
She expressed interest to know more about the BDA and said that she will relay the information to the office in their embassy in-charge of development supports.
Grantham also stated the support of the embassy to the peace process between the GPH and MILF.