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Bright prospects for Bicol and Blacktown product matching

Statistics speak for itself. Bicol Region in the Philippines and Blacktown City have a lot to offer each other in terms of trade and tourism, says the two keynote speakers during the Bicol Trade and Tourism Expo held on Saturday 26 October in Blacktown City.
Philippine Ambassador to Australia H.E. Hellen dela Vega and the Mayor of Blacktown Mr Tony Bleasdale put into focus in their speeches a virtual business matching for the Bicol Region in the Philippines and Blacktown City after the ribbon cutting ceremony of the event before a crowd of guests, community leaders, business people , market fair visitors and the curious at the promenade in front of the Max Webber Library on Flushcombe Rd, Blacktown.

While recently elected Mayor Bleasdale claim the “powerhouse” status for Blacktown in the progress of Western Sydney , Philippine Ambassador dela Vega revealed an annual 8.5 percent business growth in the six provinces comprising Bicol Region in the Philippines, citing what she called as “operable” benefits for Australian businesses who will engage in trade and tourism in the area.

The Trade and Tourism Expo involved a public forum and trade display at the Max Webber Library as well as small market fair in front of the library building with a performance stage all set up for a whole day of entertainment.

ConGen Ezzedin Tago introduced Ambassador dela Vega during the program, Guests included NSW Member for Prospect Mr Hugh McDermott, and Blacktown Councilor Moninder Singh.