Improvement of Guimaras wharf to boost tourism industry in Guimaras

Guimaras lone district Rep. JC Rahman Nava is looking at improving the two wharves of the province to boost its pursuit of becoming an eco-tourism destination in the country.

Nava, said one way to make Guimaras tourism friendly is to provide good access or entry point for tourists who are visiting the province.

He said that the improvement of the Buenavista that costs P3-million has already started.

The project is expected to complement the proposed improvement of the Parola wharf, where pumpboats plying the Buenavista-Parola, Iloilo and vice-versa routes are docking.

The parola wharf project is the undertaking of the Metro Iloilo Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC) where the province is an active member.

Meanwhile, together with the provincial government of Guimaras, they are finalizing the plan for Jordan wharf that will cost more or less P10-million.

The plan is to extend the area of the Jordan wharf and improve the passenger terminal.

The solon said they are hoping to start the implementation of the project next year.

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