Mayor excited over Castries Market upgrade plans
The Mayor of the City of Castries, Peterson Francis, has endorsed the ‘extensive’ and ‘impressive’ plans by the Government of Saint Lucia to upgrade and modernise the Castries Market,a statement from the Mayor’s Office has said.
Francis accompanied Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Allen Chastanet and representatives of the Ministry of Planning and the Saint Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) on a tour of the Castries Market on Saturday.
According to the release, the officials discussed various ways to improve the area for the comfort of vendors and shoppers.
The tour, which took officials through the Vendors’ Arcade, the Craft, Food and the Provisions and Fish Markets, was part of plans to enhance the facility and the general image of the city.