In celebration of the 45th founding anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority, NEDA Regional Office VI employees participated in the Sponsors Mardi Gras during the 50th celebration of the Dinagyang Festival for Señor Sto. Niño in Iloilo City on January 27, 2018.

NRO-VI led by Regional Director Ro-Ann A. Bacal danced with Tunog ng Progreso, the official theme song of the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022, in the designated performance areas of the Iloilo City Central Business District witnessed by thousands of on-lookers.  Back in January 2013, the NRO-VI also participated in the same event during the celebration of NEDA@40.

The Sponsors Mardi Gras is participated by various business groups, organizations, government agencies, and tertiary schools in Iloilo City and is featured a day before the main event – the Dinagyang tribal dance competition. (RGCaspillo/DRD).