4th MIMAROPA Festival kicks off in Oriental Mindoro

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The 4th MIMAROPA Festival formally kicked off yesterday in Occidental Mindoro alongside the province’s celebration of its 68th Founding Anniversary.

Senator JV Ejercito served as the guest of honor. He was welcomed by Vice Governor Peter Alfaro upon his arrival.

“Mapalad po tayo at napili ang ating lalawigan upang maging host ngayong taon ng 4th MIMAROPA Festival, kaalinsabay ng pagdiriwang ng 68th ARAWATAN Festival ( Founding Anniversary) ng ating lalawigan,” said Alfaro.

“Kung kaya, ako po ay malugod na nag aanyaya sa inyo upang saksihan ang 4th MIMAROPA FESTIVAL na kasalukuyang ginaganap dito sa ating lalawigan, partikular sa capital town, ang Mamburao,” he added.

During the first day of the festival, an Investors’ Forum was held as well as the blessing and opening of MIMAROPA Agri-Trade & Tourism Fair and photo exhibit.

Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato thanked Senator Ejercito for supporter her bills particularly the HB 6137 which was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte.

The said bill was enacted to RA 11056 or the “PUP Sablayan Campus Act.”