Fisherfolks and the fishing industry of Buruanga have been blessed after the Korean Association – Seosan-si Saemul Association donated the Saemaul Globalization Undong Fish Landing situated at Barangay Poblacion.
The blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on November 6, 2023. It was participated by the officiating priest, Rev. Fr. Modesto Malandac, Local Government Officials, Korean Guests and Seosan-si Saemul Association Members, Department Heads, 8 barangays headed by their barangay captains, along with the local fisherfolks who are the primary beneficiaries of these project, namely; Barangay Poblacion, Alegria, Bel-is, Katipunan, Tigum, Panilongan, Santander, and Bagongbayan.
The Municipality of Buruanga headed by the Municipal Mayor, Hon. Concepcion P. Labindao expressed her sincere appreciation for the donors’ hard work in making it possible to offer a venue that would strengthen the fishing sector in our town.
The President of the Association thanked the Municipal officials and the officiating priest for their supportive participation and time given to gather today.
This Fish Landing will serve as our economic hub for fisheries activities, as well as a center for landing and exchanging fishery goods. It was a genuinely unique experience promoting the fishing industry while fostering friendship between Koreans and the locals of Buruanga.