KUCHING, March 3: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) will arrange for alternative trading sites for the 7th Mile market hawkers should their trading activities be affected by the current upgrading works.
MPP Management said, in a statement today, that the affected hawkers would be informed in advance should the upgrading works obstruct their businesses.
“Should the upgrading works affect the hawkers at any point of time, rest assured that MPP would have informed the affected hawkers to allow ample time for the hawkers to prepare themselves and MPP will arrange for an alternative trading site, if necessary,” it said.
MPP also assured that it would constantly engage with the hawkers to update them on the work progress and upcoming works to be carried out.
Should there be any enquiry pertaining to the upgrading works, the public or hawkers may directly contact MPP office (Engineering Division) at 082-615 566 or the council’s staff stationed at the market.
“The convenience of the hawkers and the safety of the public patronising the market is our utmost priority,” said MPP.
Meanwhile, the council said the renovation project was handed over to the contractor to commence work on Wednesday (March 1).
The council also clarified that the notice to inform the hawkers on the construction project was displayed at the 7th Mile market. — DayakDaily