Today, April 26, 2022, marks a historical event for BFAR-MIMAROPA as we administer the ground-breaking ceremony of our first-ever Regional Fisheries Office at Barangay Sapul, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

The ground-breaking ceremony was graced by our Regional Director, Elizer S. Salilig, MFT, Assistant Regional Director, Roberto R. Abrera, MPA, Chief of the Admin and Finance Division, Hope J. Relayson, guests from Oriental Mindoro Provincial Office, Calapan City Agricultures Office, Philippine National Police-Maritime Group and Department of Public Works and Highways.

The ground-breaking ceremony is even more highlighted with the presence of the incumbent National Fisherfolk Director, Antonio Dela Torre, the incoming Regional Fisherfolk Director, Conchita Roldan, and other fisherfolk representatives from Oriental Mindoro.

The construction of the BFAR-MIMAROPA Regional Fisheries Office is expected to commence this quarter.