Marcos oversees PFP, Lakas-CMD alliance

Marcos oversees PFP, Lakas-CMD alliance

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 11:44 AM May 08, 2024

Marcos oversees Partido Fedral, Lakas-CMD alliance

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. oversees the signing of an alliance between his political party, Partido Federal ng Pilipinas, and the Lakas–Christian Muslim Democrats at the Manila Polo Club in Makati on May 8, 2024. (Photo from Jean Mangaluz)

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Wednesday oversaw the signing of an alliance between his political party, Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP), and the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD).

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Lakas-CMD is the largest faction in the House of Representatives, with 100 members out of the 300-strong lower chamber. On the other hand, PFP boasts a sizable number of local government leaders.


The alliance is dubbed “Alyansa Para sa Bagong Pilipinas.”

READ: Marcos eyes alliances ahead of 2025 elections

Marcos previously alluded to a partnership with political parties, naming Lakas-CMD, the Nationalist People’s Coalition, and the National Unity Party.

“We have organized a steering committee. We will then go and make our alliances with the different parties,” Marcos said previously.

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