Regional Director Karl Caesar R. Rimando, together with Nueva Ecija Provincial Director Atty. Ofelio A. Tactac Jr., paid a courtesy call to Nueva Ecija Governor Atty. Aurelio "Oyie" M. Umali, at Gramco Studios, Brgy. Soledad, Santa Rosa Nueva Ecija on July 18, 2022.

 Governor Umali welcomed RD Rimando and PD Tactac and conveyed his aims on encouraging the different cities and municipalities to open up and talk about their plans, projects, and activities. He also emphasized that it is imperative to not build walls of independence but a wall of interdependence to bring about camaraderie in making the province successful as a whole.

RD Rimando expressed his support to the Governor's objectives and shared a few inputs on the plans of the DILG for the region.

Also present during the visit were LGOO VII Ariel G. Espinosa, LGOO VII Danilo C. Rillera,  LGOO II Ma. Christina P. Casares, and ADAS III Joselito Lustre.