Guagua, Pampanga – Governor Dennis “Delta” Pineda officially opened the newly renovated meat section of the Guagua Public Market on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.
Governor Delta and Guagua Mayor Anthony Joseph Torres led the unveiling of the new face of the infrastructure during its blessing ceremony at Brgy Sto. Niño, Guagua.
The governor emphasized that the project materialized through the collaborative efforts of the local and provincial governments.
He revealed that the provincial government has allocated a budget of P 12.1 million for the market’s construction and enhancement with the assistance of the Provincial Engineering Office.
“Mas magiging komportable na po ang mga mamimili natin pag pumunta sila dito. Marami pang developments ang gagawin natin dito. Sana po makiisa po kayo, at makikita po natin kung gaano po kaganda ang magiging palengke ng Guagua,” he said.
The renovation encompasses the refurbishment of 250 stalls, electrical wirings, and flooring within the market premises.
Market vendors and patrons expressed their sincere gratitude for the successful realization of this project.
“Kami po ay nagpapasalamat sa tulong pong ibinigay niyo po sa bayan po namin. Sa tulong niyo po, unti-unti ng babalik ang sigla ng Palengke ng Guagua,” Torres said.
Currently, construction is also underway for the grocery and dry goods section.
In the coming year, a multi-level parking building and a department store will be actualized through a public-private partnership of the LGU.
Vice Mayor Jun Lim, members of the Sangguniang Bayan, Special Assistant to the Governor Angelina Blanco, Provincial Engineer Noli Pangan, and other officials from Guagua were also present during the opening of the market.