BARMM, Cotabato City | On November 28, 2019, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) conveyed its interest to establish partnership with the Ministry of Human Settlements (MHSD) through its Minister, Atty. Hamid Aminoddin D. Barra during a meeting held in the MHSD office.

Among the JICA representatives were Nelia Agbon-Bane, HRD consultant, and Engr. Hiroshi Takeushi, Chief Adviser for Capacity Development Project for the Bangsamoro.

The Minister expressed his gratitude for the JICA’s offer which include, but is not limited to training of the MHSD’s employees. More capacity development programs for the Bangsamoro in general could also be extended by JICA. The Minister added, that any assistance that will make a difference in the lives of the Bangsamoro is truly appreciated.