President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the Turnover Ceremony of the Newly Proposed BBL

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace for the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on July 17, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace for the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on July 17, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the peace sign as he poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the turnover ceremony of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017, assures the Moro people that he will support the proposed BBL as it is submitted for legislation. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a draft of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Implementing Peace Panel Chair Irene Santiago. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels as well as members of the diplomatic corps during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the peace sign as he poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the peace sign as he poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a draft of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a draft of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Peace Implementing Panel Chair Irene Santiago on the sidelines of the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. /PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a draft of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Implementing Peace Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Implementing Peace Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a draft of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) from Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, and Government of the Philippines Implementing Peace Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins in the prayer during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Implementing Peace Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins in the prayer during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Implementing Peace Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the peace sign as he poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks with Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar on the sidelines of the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Murad Ebrahim and Government of the Philippines (GPH) Implementing Peace Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shakes hands with Government of the Philippines (GPH) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Irene Santiago during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, and Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets one of the attendees during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are (partly hidden) Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director Guiling Mamondiong and President Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers Abdullah Mamao. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels as well as members of the diplomatic corps during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shakes hands with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal after receiving a draft of the new proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during the turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are (from left) Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shakes hands with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal after receiving a draft of the new proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during the turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are (from left) Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins in the prayer during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Peace Implementing Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins in the prayer during the turnover ceremony of the newly proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Joining the President are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Government of the Philippines Peace Implementing Panel Chair Irene Santiago. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO