Photo taken during the ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 23, 2018

The Provincial Government of Cagayan (PGC), in tandem with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cagayan Provincial Office mounted a trade fair to support CAVRAA 2018 on February 23 – March 2, 2018 and Local Civil Registrars (LCR) National Convention on March 5-8, 2018.

Themed “Paddarafunan Anna Akkakanan Trade and Food Fair”, the fair runs from February 23 – March 8, 2018 in Mamba Gymnasium, Tuguegarao City, and is actively participated in by 85 food and non-food exhibitors from the different municipalities of Cagayan and Region 02.

The trade fair formally kicked-off through a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 23, 2018 spearheaded by Cagayan Governor Manuel N. Mamba and Atty. Maria Rosario S. Mamba-Villaflor, Chief of Staff of the Provincial Governor and Officer-in-Charge of Tourism Division of Provincial Tourism Office of Cagayan. It was also graced by Mr. Arnold A. Alonzo, Tourism and Museum Consultant and other dignitaries from different government agencies and private entities. Mr. Roberto A. Pancha, Trade and Industry Development Specialist, represented DTI during the launching ceremony.

With the influx of sports enthusiasts from all over the region during the CAVRAA 2018, and the succeeding conduct of the Local Civil Registrars National Convention in Tuguegarao City, the fair is expected to generate at least 3 Million Pesos in sales.♦