By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL
April 11, 2019
|BARMM Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal.|
MARAWI CITY: The Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MBHTE-BARMM) has warned public schools officials in the region not to collect any monetary contribution from public and elementary schools in connection with the Palarong Pambsansa 2019 to be held in Davao City from April 26 to May 4, 2019.
In a memorandum to all schools division superintendents, district supervisors, principals and students dated April 10, 2019, BARMM education minister Mohagher Iqbal warned division superintendents, district supervisors, principals and schools heads to refrain from collecting any monetary contribution or any form whatsoever from teachers and students with regards to the forthcoming 2019 Palarong Pambansa.
Iqbal said expenses for the event shall be credited from the funds appropriated by the regional office for that purpose. “The regional office may extend financial assistance as may be deemed necessary,” he added.
He said transportation of participants from the mainland schools divisions shall be provided by the ministry while those coming from the islands’ divisions shall be downloaded to their respective divisions’ accounts.
Mainland divisions are those in the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao while the islands are in the provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi.
The Ministry shall release allowances for the delegates upon arrival at the billeting area while other expenses shall be charged to the divisions’ respective Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE). RSP