TACLOBAN CITY-Consumers wanting to avail of prime goods and commodities at discounted prices can now visit the “KADIWA ng Pasko” Diskwento Caravan at the Rizal Plaza, this city.
The trade fair, which is a convergence event of the “KADIWA,” a marketing initiative of the Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Diskwento Caravan, was participated by 150 traders from around the region.
Present during the opening ceremonies on November 16, 2022, were DA Regional Director Angel C. Enriquez and DTI Director Celerina T. Bato, while Tacloban Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez was represented by City Administrator Atty. Anacleto Rei Lacanilao III.
The opening event, which highlighted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing of stalls, was also witnessed by representatives from the Department of Labor and Employment, Tingog Party-list, and Presidential Management Staff Field Office 8.
An array of agriculture products, basic commodities, and locally produced goods and delicacies were available to consumers at farm-gate and discounted prices at the plaza from November 16-18, and the five succeeding Sundays before Christmas: November 20, November 27, and December 4, 11, and 18.
According to DTI, distributors of goods can extend a 5 to 20 percent discount to consumers during the duration of the fair.(HJROCA/CITY INFORMATION OFFICE)