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E. Visayas fair opens at Megatrade Hall

Tacloban City – The Bahandi Eastern Visayas Trade Fair 2016 will open tomorrow, Oct. 5, at the Megatrade Hall  of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City, the Department of Trade and Industry regional office 8 (DTI-8) announced.

Eastern Visayas Map (Photo courtesy of Google Maps)

Eastern Visayas Map (Photo courtesy of Google Maps)

DTI-8 Regional Director Cynthia Nierras said that the five-day trade fair was initiated by her office in cooperation with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bahandi Producers Association of Eastern Visayas, Inc., Regional Development Council -8 and Department of Tourism regional office 8 as cooperating organizations.

Director Nierras informed reporters that the five-day event which will be held until Sunday intends to showcase the products of 80 producers of Eastern Visayas and to expand access to buyers in the domestic or national and export markets.

Secretary Ramon Lopez of the Department of Trade and Industry will be the keynote speaker while Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV will deliver a message of support at the opening ceremonies.