Diary of Ferdinand E. Marcos

October 16, 1972

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1:00 AM Oct. 17th

Oct. 16, 1972

Monday

Malacañan Palace

Manila

Worked on the establishment of new settlements for the squatters who will be displaced upon the destruction of their houses.

And the proclamation transferring ownership of the rice and corn lands to the tenants paying 25% of the average yield for 15 years –this payment shall include 6% interest.

Then met South Cotabato Gov. Morales, Cong. James Chiongbian and some mayors, the mayors of the two Lanaos led by the President of the mayors league of Lanao del Sur, Mayor Palauran Dusumimba who were accompanied by the Sec. of National Defense, the military and other leaders. I attach the list.

Met Gov. Camerino of Cavite, S.P. Lopez of the U.P. inducted underSec. Jose Drilon as the Under Sec. of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Received Datu Mafalen of the Ubos, Mai Juan of the T’boli, Datu M    of the H.

and the Moslems of Palawan

covered by TV.

In the afternoon I met the chiefs of Police (about 1,000) at 4:00 PM and explained the objectives of our cause.

Then met the Greater Manila mayors and chiefs of Police.

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