The Ministry of Human Settlements and Development (MHSD) consigned its Finance team to the four-day Seminar on Laws and Rules on Government Expenditures (LARGE) held at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, Bangsamoro Government Center, Cotabato City on February 3-6, 2021.

The accountant, budget, and cashier (ABC) of the ministry participated in the four-day seminar that was conducted by the Ministry of Finance, and Budget and Management (MFBM), in partnership with the region’s Commission on Audit (COA).

In particular, Accountant III Jasmin M. Macarimbang, Budget Officer III Sharabai B. Hasim, Budget Officer I Jubairah A. Arindig, Cashier III Nasibah S. Pangca, and Supply Officer II Najmairah C. Ambor attended the seminar.

“Alhamdulillah! We are really grateful for this initiative of MFBM and COA. Since MHSD is young and new, this training truly equipped us, in our individual capacity, to perform our responsibilities and contribute to achieving moral governance”, said Pangca.

She added that with the esteemed speakers from COA, they were updated with the applicable laws, circulars and memoranda to be referred to when it comes to government expenditures.

The training management team also provided the participants with handbooks and flash drives containing the discussed references upon completing the seminar.

The seminar included sessions discussing personnel services, capital outlay, maintenance and other operating expenses, as well as financial expenses in the context of government expenditures.