The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas kicked off the 2016 Consumer Welfare Month celebration with a showcase of products and services from several government and private sector participants at the BSP Assembly Hall on 30 September and 3 October 2016. With the theme, “Consumer Welfare: A Shared Responsibility,” the BSP highlighted the initiatives of various agencies in consumer protection and financial education through lectures and exhibits to the public.
(In photo) Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. (center) formally opens the event in a ribbon cutting ceremony together with (from sixth left) Sen. Grace Poe, guest of honor, and Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Teodoro C. Pascua. Also in photo are (from left): Atty. Prudence Angelita A. Kasala, Financial Consumer Protection Department Director, Monetary Board Members Valentin A. Araneta, Atty. Armando L. Suratos and Alfredo C. Antonio.