MANILA -- Environmentalist Nicanor Perlas announced Friday the endorsement of five Muslim organizations to his presidential bid.


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The groups, who pledged at least 200,000 votes for the 60-year-old former government consultant are the following:

* Islamic Religious Affairs

* Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) returnist group

* Lanao del Sur Sultanate Coalition Movement

* Lanao del Norte Sultanate Group Movement

* Insan Organization Group

Perlas said he will push for the final peace pact with the separatist MILF on his first year in Malacanang. (Virgil Lopez/Sunnex)