Gov. Joy Bernos launched the Abra Padaya Trade Fair 2019 on the first day of Abrenian Kawayan Festival, March 1, 2019, at Bangued Town Plaza.

In her speech, she said the festival showcases the best of Abra. The trade fair is a venue to promote the products of Abra that will strengthen the entrepreneurship among Abreños.

“Purposely, the Padaya trade fair is to attract visitors and make them appreciate the products of Abra and to show how proud we are that we can produce quality products,” she said.

The opening ceremony was graced by DA-CAR Chief of Agribusiness Marketing Jerry N. Damoyan and DTI-Abra Provincial Director Arell F. Baňez.

There are 108 booths for small and medium entrepreneurs from the municipalities and government agencies like the Department of Agriculture and Provincial Fishery Office.