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Gov. Umali boasts Oriental Mindoro’s huge potential in farm tourism

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Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali, Jr. has touted the potential of his province in farm tourism during a Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) event last Sunday.

Umali attended the Farm Tourism Luncheon Meeting last July 15 at the Nobu Hotel City of Dreams in Parañaque City.

The luncheon was also attended by Philippine Ambassador to the United States Manuel Romualdez, Senator Cynthia Villar, ATI-RTC MIMAROPA Pat Andrew B. Barrientos, ATI OIC Director Dr. Luz Taposok, FASCAT Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation, Mary Ann Pastrana, Lingkod Kapamilya, Liberty Call Logix-Business Investment Packages, Department of Agriculture Usec. Jose Gabriel Maestrado La Vinia.

Umali, in his message, boasted the huge potential of Oriental Mindoro in farm tourism amid various infrastrcture and social programs in the province.

Umali said that under his administration, tourism and agriculture are two of his utmost priorities.

“The Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro anchors its development thrusts in tourism, in agriculture and diverse investment opportunities from investment of agro-processing and agri-business enterprises to tourism-related services and enterprises,” Umali said.

The governor said that there are currently five farm tourism in Oriental Mindoro.

They include Provincial Demo Farm in Victoria, SMMI in Mansalay, BJMV in Naujan, Kuatro Maria in Victoria and the Gabutero Organic Farm in Bongabong.