Moro Islamic Liberation Front
About a third of MILF combatants and their weapons are to be initially retired over the coming eight months.
After decades as a rebel, Murad will need to become a bureaucrat and complete complex projects as chief minister of the new Bangsamoro region.
The Philippines on Friday handed over the reins of a new Muslim-led territory to rebel leaders who
The poll is the final step in a peace deal with the Catholic-majority country's largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
Voters will take part in a historic referendum which could see the creation of a Bangsamoro Autonomous Region through the ratification of the BOL.
This will hopefully bring the rebellion in southern Philippines to a swift end.
If the Philippines is serious about bringing peace to the Bangsamoro then it will need to give the region full autonomy.