MNLF founder Misuari meet with Duterte to create peace committee

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Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari had a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte last night at the Malacañang Palace to discuss the peace committee creation, according to Senator Bong Go.

In the photos Senator Go sent to the media, it showed the MNLF founder Nur Misuari and Duterte shaking hands and even posing president’s famous “iron fist.”

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MNLF founder Misuari meet with Duterte to create peace committee
Image from Senator Bong Go
MNLF Misuari meet with Duterte to create peace committee
Image from Senator Bong Go

The two leaders agreed to create a GPH-MNLF coordinating body.

The Malacañang Palace earlier said the GPH-MNLF coordinating committee “will serve as a venue to seek for the cooperation of the MNLF to achieve immediate peace in Sulu by, among others, helping in combating the Abu Sayyaf Group and convincing MNLF relatives to return to the folds of the law.”

The president and Misuari will meet again next month at Duterte’s hometown Davao City.

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Senator Go said the meeting was held before Duterte visited the wake of airline business tycoons John Gokongwei Jr. and Lucio “Bong” Tan, Jr. 

PAL holdings president Lucio Tan Jr. died two days after collapsing in basketball game

Tan family confirmed today that the new PAL Holdings President Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr., 53 died yesterday morning, November 11, 2019.

Bong Tan was hospitalized on Saturday after collapsing during a basketball game in Mandaluyong City on Saturday.

The family said they would announce the wake details soon.

Just last month, Lucio Tan Jr. was appointed by his billionaire father as the new president of PAL Holdings, the parent company of Philippine Airlines.

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