P153M Feeder Port/Fish landing to be built in Sagay

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. together with Regional Executive Director and Project Director of PRDP PSO Visayas Cluster Remelyn Recoter, Sagay City Mayor Alfredo Marañon III, other PRDP and city officials, and Capitol department heads led the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Feeder Port/Fish Landing worth P153,516,647 in Brgy. Old Sagay, Sagay City, yesterday.


Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. together with Regional Executive Director and Project Director of PRDP PSO Visayas Cluster Remelyn Recoter, Sagay City Mayor Alfredo Marañon III, other PRDP and city officials, and Capitol department heads led the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Feeder Port/Fish Landing in Brgy. Old Sagay, Sagay City, yesterday.*(Richard Malihan photo)

The 280-meter project financed by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) is expected to be completed by April 18, 2019 and will be benefited by more than 12,000 fisherfolks/farmers or 2,787 households in the area.

Gov. Marañon expressed his gratitude to PRDP for fulfilling one of his dreams for Sagay City to have a fish landing/feeder port in the area. He also encouraged the people to take advantage of the opportunities given to them.

Regional Executive Director and Project Director of PRDP PSO Visayas Cluster Remelyn Recoter commended the governor and the people of Negros Occidental for all the projects awarded to them by PRDP. She also shared that the province is in the top three for being one of the LGUs in the country with the highest amount of projects availed from PRDP.

She also added that projects like these will boost agritourism and the economy of the LGU.

Sagay City Mayor Alfredo Marañon III also expressed his gratitude to the provincial government, PRDP and the Department of Agriculture for granting the said project to their city as this will promote economic development and improve the livelihood of the people.

Also present during the ceremony are RPCO 6 Deputy Project Director Manuel Olanday, PRDP Deputy Director Albert Barrogo, other city officials, Capitol department heads and PRDP staff.*(Capitol News)

 

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