Mayor: Cadiz’s new ‘parola’ symbolizes hope, progress

The new lighthouse in Cadiz City.*Bilis Cadiz photo

The newly-constructed “parola (light house)” in Barangay Banquerohan, Cadiz City, was blessed, inaugurated and turned over to the Philippine Coast Guard on Wednesday, January 24.

Situated at sea, 100 meters away from the two-hectare Cadiz City Commercial Port, the lighthouse will play a vital role in the city’s flourishing fishing industry, Mayor Salvador Escalante said in a press release.

“It’s our new beacon of hope,” he said.

“It’s a tourism thing, too, as it attracts throngs of people at night,” the mayor added.

The city government spent about P10 million for the light house surrounded by giant rocks so it can withstand foul weather and big waves.

Accepting the project on behalf of the PCG was Captain Weniel Azuna, the agency’s head in Western Visayas.

Azcuna thanked Escalante for constructing the lighthouse “that symbolizes hope and progress for Cadiz”.*

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