Duterte names 2 new Nat’l Commission on Muslim Filipinos execs
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed two new commissioners to the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF).
Duterte signed Monday the appointment papers of Samad Pangandaman and Abubakar Mangelen as NCMF commissioners. Copies of the papers were released to the media on Wednesday.
Pangandaman and Mangelen will both serve for four years.
The NCMF has nine commissioners including the Secretary, who will represent the Commission at cabinet-level meetings with the President.
The Commission will cover both local and national concerns of Muslim Filipinos, including the implementation of economic, educational, cultural, and infrastructure programs for Muslim Filipino communities. It is currently headed by Secretary Saidamen Pangarungan. /kga