Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Malaysian PM To Witness Historic Signing of Bangsamoro Peace Agreement

Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak will undertake a working visit to the Philippines on 27 March 2014, upon the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III, in order to witness the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro.


Prior to the signing ceremony, Prime Minister Najib will meet with President Aquino, to briefly discuss matters of mutual concern between the Philippines and Malaysia.


Malaysia has been the facilitator of peace negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GPH-MILF) since 2001, and has hosted the talks in Kuala Lumpur. It is also the leader of the International Monitoring Team observing the GPH-MILF ceasefire.


Prime Minister Najib previously visited the Philippines on 14-15 October 2012 to witness the signing of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro. The last meeting between President Aquino and Prime Minister Najib was during the former’s State Visit to Malaysia on 27-28 February 2014. (DFA)

Source: http://news.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=1751395822191

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

India Backs PH Arbitration Bid to Solve Sea Dispute

India has expressed its support for a peaceful resolution to the territorial conflict in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), adding it hoped the Philippines’ arbitration bid would prosper and lead to the stability of international waters.

Read more: Inquirer