PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has appointed Mudjib C. Abu as member of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), replacing former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vice-chairman Ghazali Jaafar who died on March 13. Mr. Jaafar was chairman of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, which drafted what would become the Bangasamoro Organic Law following the peace deal between the MILF and the government. Mr. Duterte has also appointed Grepor B. Belgica, father of Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission Commissioner Greco Antonious Beda B. Belgica, as his adviser for religious affairs. Other appointments include: Jose Sylton V. Solidum, assistant secretary at the Office of the Cabinet Secretary; Fernando S. Borja, presidential special envoy to Japan for business and investment promotion; Almarim C. Tillah, presidential special envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation; Teresita M. Marañon, member of the board of directors of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund (CIIF) Oil Mills Group; Leonor I. Cabral-Lim, member of the Philippine Council for Mental Health of the Department of Health; and Celerino L. Umandap, member of the board of trustees of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration of the Department of Labor and Employment. — Arjay L. Balinbin