President Duterte performed host at a Malacañang dinner for a number of senators and congressmen to make a push for the martial regulation extension in Mindanao in addition to the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.
Among these invited to the unique dinner have been Senate President Koko Pimentel, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, a number of lawmakers and Cabinet members, per week earlier than the President’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA).
The politikos have been handled to Filipino delicacies that included coronary heart of palm and alugbati salad, hen binakol, and dalandan sorbet.
“Supporting the President in his desire to preserve peace in Mindanao on a meeting with selected legislators in a meeting in Malacañang,” Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo wrote on Facebook, sharing a number of photographs of the Palace affair.
Prior to the dinner, the President obtained a replica of the draft BBL, which he plans to certify as pressing, to finish the battle and produce lasting peace in Mindanao.
The Palace later issued a press release confirming the President has known as for a particular session of Congress to contemplate the extension of martial rule within the troubled area.