Netherlands envoy lauds huge achievement in Mindanao peace process


New Netherlands Ambassador Saskia Elisabeth De Lang has hailed President Rodrigo Duterte for the success of the peace process in Mindanao.

De Lang said since she arrived in Manila three weeks ago, she followed through the media the accomplishment in Mindanao and the appointment of the new Bangsamoro Transitional Authority (BTA) led by interim Chief Minister Al Haj Murad Ebrahim.

“And I would like to congratulate you on this huge achievement on the peace process, you succeeded where others tried for so many years. And this inclusive peace process is highly commendable,” the envoy told Duterte during her presentation of credentials in Malacañang Tuesday, March 19.

“The international community is standing ready to assist and to make sure that now that the peace process is in this phase and that the peace will be also be won with the civil population,” she added.