The Mayor of Cieza Pascual Lucas Diaz, accompanied by the Councilors of Economic Development and Commerce, Antonio Moya, and María Jesús López visited this afternoon the Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism and Employment of the Carm.
Councilor Juan Hernández has received the councilors of Cieza in a meeting in which two of the local projects designed by the city council have been the priority among the many topics they have addressed, in which they highlight the help to complete the space co- Working in the facilities of the Council, the granting of a university employment shuttle, attractive hotel infrastructures for investors, the start-up of an ITV in Cieza or the installation of fiber optics in the industrial estates of our town.
It is no secret that for Ciezano consistory tourism is one of the most important branches through which "it is intended to generate jobs, boost the municipality and place Cieza on the map," said the councilman Pascual Lucas .
During these months, the government team has been working on the first Cieza Tourist Plan called Flowering, a program of activities that covers different disciplines, and that has the flowering of the fields of Cieza as a cornerstone of the tourist project.
But the intentions of the city council on tourism go further, and want to promote the heritage and nature that characterizes Cieza as the main axis for the creation of jobs and the economic boost of businesses, shops and restaurants.
For this reason, the mayor responsible for this portfolio, Antonio Moya, attended this meeting to ask the Councilor Hernandez "greater support from the Regional Administration by encouraging and promoting indoor tourism for tourists visiting our region, and That it is important to promote other less common tourist products but equally interesting ", declared the mayor Moya.
From the City of Cieza investment in tourism is being important because they see it, say "as an opportunity for local tourism companies, as well as for SMEs, and hoteliers, and an instrument to enhance employment opportunities."
Another of the projects discussed in this meeting was the one designed by the Department of Commerce, which María Jesús López Moreno is responsible for.
It is Cieza Commerce Lab (CICOLA), a center specialized in advising, accompanying and boosting the local trade of Cieza through courses, workshops, demonstrations and leisure, directed to small and medium businesses, both dedicated to the sale of products, To the hotel industry.
This laboratory would be installed on the ground floor of the Mercado de Abastos de Cieza, after the necessary remodeling works, "as an alternative place of leisure and entrepreneurship," said López.
He added that "what is intended with this project is to offer tools to retailers and hoteliers, as well as young people, to undertake new careers, or knowledge of marketing and sales techniques, kitchen, window dressing, among many other possibilities."
In addition, this project is also aimed at expanding the leisure and catering offer in the Plaza de España where the market is located, to join the fashion of traditional gastronomy under a current concept, by expanding food stalls, and creating An atmosphere for nocturnal activities such as music or art ".
The remodeling of the Marcado de Abastos needs a significant budget for its remodeling and adaptation to this project, therefore, the City of Cieza believes that "it is important that the Autonomous Community allocates a heading for the development of ideas of this type to municipalities, Especially those that are far from the center of Murcia. "
Lucas Diaz said that "Cieza is a town with many needs and large projects, which in turn have an important social interest, but who need the financial support of the Autonomous Community to be able to carry out, I have asked the Economic Development and Employment Counselor to study our requests so that we can exploit the potential of Cieza for the benefit of citizens, the most important being the creation of jobs through all these projects already designed and prepared To be able to start putting them in gear ".
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza