Gov. Matthew Marcos Manotoc (left) welcomes to Ilocos Norte the delegation from the province of Isabela, Region 2 led by its 2nd district Congressman Ed Christopher S. Go (right) and Reina Mercedes (Isabela) Municipal Mayor Atty. Maria Lourdes Respicio-Saguban (center) during their courtesy call at the Provincial Capitol on November 20, 2021. They accompanied the group of Reina Mercedes barangay captains, who are undergoing inter-regional economic recovery efforts and benchmarking activities in preparation for the new normal. (Photo by PGIN-CMO)