Victoria Abad Kerblat, an Ivatan artist, based in Manila invited the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Batanes to support the promotion of the rich culture and heritage of Batanes dubbed as “Imagining Batanes: A Cultural Showcase” at the Ayala Museum. The Cultural showcase will run from May 12 to May 31, 2015.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Batanes Provincial Caretaker, Ms. Marietta B. Salviejo, and Basco, Batanes Municipal Mayor Hon. Demetrius Paul C. Narag, discussed strategies and efficient systems for business improvements of LGU-Batanes in a meeting held at Basco Municipal Hall on May 4, 2015.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Provincial Government of Batanes signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) last April 28, 2015 for the creation of a Batanes Food Safety Team (BFST) that aims to instil awareness and importance of food safety to all food handlers and the public in the province.