The Politiko aims to ignite the existing barter trade between Tawi-Tawi and their neighboring states.
Tawi-Tawi Governor Yshmael “Mang” I. Sali led the delegation in dialogue for economic and inter-border partnership as the province intends the cooperation initiatives of the Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA).
Together with other leaders from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao flew to Kota Kinabalu for a four-day trade and investment study tour in Sabah.
Joining Governor Sali are MILG Deputy Minister Benjamin Loong, Vice-Governor Michail Ahaja, Board Member Sabuddin Abdurahim, Board Member Atty. John Anthony Lim, Board Member Hasanal Jeoffrey Sali, Turtle Islands Mayor Salam “Faizal” Jamalul, BIMP-EAGA BARMM Director Redentor “Popoy” Lauddin, MTIT Provincial Director Termizie Masahud, and Sitangkai-Tongmageng Chairman and TCCI member Samilee Pianah.