Paranaque public market gets makeover

As part of his service and facilities improvement program, Parañaque City Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr. ordered the renovation of the Parañaque Public Market in Brgy. La Huerta, this city.

The renovations were disclosed in a report by Economic Enterprise Management Division (EEMD) Head Ms. Carmencita Velasco where she outlined the many changes which greatly improved the delivery of services to the public.

“Cleanliness is vital to any institution that sells food to consumers which why we have undertaken the renovation of the public market so that our constituents know that they are getting food products from a facility where strict standards for cleanliness are observed.”, Mayor Bernabe said.

The renovations included the painting of the public market building; repair of the two steel gates; adding of steel railings on the sidewalks; installation of tiles in the meat and chicken section; replacement of the non-functional and irreparable escalator with a wide stairway; installation of a water tank; and replacement of broken glass panels.

The mayor reiterated his vow to improve the delivery of services in the city for the benefit of the citizens, adding that what is important is that the service needs of the residents of the city are provided.

The Parañaque Public Market gets its renown from the freshest sea harvest inclusive of fish, mollusks, crustaceans even edible seaweeds; farm-fresh agricultural produce, meat and and native delicaries offered for sale thereat. Here vendors “debone” bangus (milkfish) for “relyeno” and “daing sa suka” at no extra cost. Brgy. La Huerta is also the site of the St. Andrew Cathedral where the miraculous image of the Our Lady Of Buensuceso is enshrined. (Public Information Office)

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