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New SM City Legazpi seen to generate thousands of jobs for Albayanos

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Local government officials of Legazpi City attended the formal opening of SM City Legazpi yesterday.

Legazpi Mayor Noel Rosal, Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara and Rep. Joey Salceda were among the local officials to grace the opening.

Mayor Rosal took pride of the newest investment to open in his city, saying that it will generate thousands of jobs for Bicolanos.

“Our People Takes Pride in welcoming the biggest shopping CONGLOMERATE in the Country…It opened more than 6k Jobs and business opportunities for our local people,” the Mayor said.

Mayor Rosal described the opening as “historic,” as he thanked Hans Sy for bringing SM Malls in Legazpi.

“SEE for yourself a higher level shopping mall as compared to other SM malls in the country side according to Mr.Hans SY….YOU WILL SURELY BE PROUD and AMAZED that IT HAS BEEN DONE HERE IN OUR HOMETOWN…WE MADE THEM BELIEVED IN OUR CITY,” an ecstatic Rosal said.

Actress Kim Chiu graced the opening yesterday

Meanwhile, Governor Bichara went around SM City to personally cut the ribbon of some establishments for the symbolic opening ceremony.

In an earlier statement, Bichara has said that he is happy with the establishment of new developments as these will greatly aid in the progress of Albay and provide income opportunities for many Albayanos.