The 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division organized a first ever trade fair participated by the local government units showcasing the finest products and services from every province and municipality in Central Mindanao held in Camp Siongco, Awang, Datu odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao from December 02 to December 19, 2013.
Dubbed as “Peace Trade: Produkto at Serbisyo para sa Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran ng Sentral Mindanao,” the 18-day trade fair formally opened on December 02, 2013 with the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Executive Secretary Atty. Laisa M. Alamia as guest of honor during the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The event aimed to promote the development of small and medium scale enterprises, raise awareness and increase patronage of locally made and home-grown products as well as exhibit regional culture and tradition.
With your province’s vast natural resources base, agricultural wealth, promising tourism and resilient and dedicated manpower resources, the exhibitors from the different LGUs of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, and ARMM government agencies have put on display their agricultural products, native delicacies, handicrafts, arts, fashion, and other distinctive products and services.
To add color to the event, the 6ID Band provides nightly musical entertainment to exhibitors and visitors of the trade show. A Moro singing sensation from Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, Mr. Khomeini C. Bansuan was also invited for nightly concert on December 06, 13 and 15. His musical prowess of classical Moro musical tunes brought attention to the audience and exhibitors.
Different schools and Colleges in Cotabato City also came to visit the trade fair assisted by the 6th CMO Battalion. On the other hand, the 6th Division Training School also showcased the Army’s capabilities especially in conducting disaster relief and rescue missions.