By Lou Ellen L. Antonio

MARAWI CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA ICCC) — Task Force Bangon Marawi chair and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Secretary Eduardo del Rosario announced during the second anniversary of the Marawi liberation here that the timetable for the rehabilitation efforts for Marawi remains on track.

“We would like to inform everybody, especially our Maranao brothers and sisters, that in this second anniversary of the Marawi liberation, we would like to announce that we are on track with our timetable as embodied in the Master Development Plan,” Del Rosario said after the wreath-laying ceremony held at the 103rd Infantry Brigade Headquarters.

Del Rosario also said that the most affected area would be cleared from unexploded ordnances.

“Ang safety consideration natin mawawala na (The safety consideration is now attained). We will be requesting the AFP to declare the MAA cleared of the danger of bombs,” del Rosario added.

The TFBM chairman also announced that by November 30 of this year, the debris clearing in MAA will be completed, which according to him will “pave the way for the reconstruction of all projects vertical projects, government infrastructures that will commence on November or December this year and onward.”

Dubbed “Kathagombalay,” the MAA residents have started processing their applications for the repair or construction of their houses/structures beginning July 30.

Del Rosario emphasized that the residents should follow the Kathagombalay process before they can return to their homes in MAA. (LEAntonio/PIA ICCC)