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House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is eyeing the approval by the Lower House of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law before yearend.

Alvarez and other congressional leaders received the draft BBL in the Palace last night.

the BBL is meant to operationalize the 2014 peace agreement between the govt and the moro islamic liberation front.

Alvarez told DZMM” itong sa BBL titingnan namin hindi ko pa nababasa yung ano yung draft pero kung wala namang problema sa ating Saligang Batas mabilis lang ito dito sa House of Representatives bago mag-Pasko tapos namin ito. Isasabay na po sa ano yung budget deliberation,”

Congress is expected to receive the proposed 2018 national budget  proposal next week.