KOTA SEMARANG - As an effort to provide a variety of cheap groceries and basic needs ahead of Idul Fitri, Semarang city government held a Ramadan bazaar and flea market held at the City Hall yard Semarang. During the two days since Monday (20/7) various product needs of the community at a cheaper price provided to meet the needs ahead of Idul Fitri.
A total of 200 SMEs bazaar booth built of SKPD and private partners presented in the bazaar is open from 08.00 until 16.00 this. The participants bazaar including providing basic necessities such as vegetables, side dishes, cakes, fashion products, crafts, bags, accessories, hijab, and various other products.
While the ‘Pasar Murah’ activity, as many as 4,625 cheap food packages for 100 thousand rupiahs marketed only for 50 thousand rupiahs. Cheap food packages for 50 thousand rupiahs contains 5 kg of rice, 2 kg of sugar and 2 liters of cooking oil. Cheap groceries is a contribution of the SOEs, enterprises, banking and private. To enliven the event, provided the balloons with prizes from sponsors such as Bank Jateng, PDAM Tirta Moedal and PT. Astra. Balloons with prizes contains 2 pieces Bima savings worth 500 thousand rupiahs, dispensers, as well as a refrigerator.
According to Budi Cahyono report as Chairman of the committee and head of the strong economy, this event aims to help the less fortunate, TPHL, especially class I employees in meeting the basic needs ahead of Eid. In addition, continued Budi, this activity also aims to facilitate manufacturers in selling goods at a cheaper price.
Appreciating the Ramadan bazaar and bazaar, the Mayor thanked all the supporters both enterprises, state-owned enterprises, and private. In his speech, the Mayor emphasized the expectation that the market is cheap and Ramadan bazaar can right quality, right price and right on target.
"With a cheaper price than the market, it does not mean that items presented junky. Should really check the feasibility of the presented goods. Do not be expired and must be tailored to the needs of society for Eid, "Mayor messages.
Right on target, further Hendrar Prihadi, cheap groceries supplied are received by the public should really not be able to and need. While the right price, of goods supplied in the bazaar and the bazaar this should really certainly sold at a cheaper price than the market price, press the Mayor.
Organizing the bazaar and flea market is expected by Mayor may suppress price increases ahead of Eid that is an annual cycle due to the increasing purchasing activity.
After the opening ceremony, the Mayor together with the Chairman of Semarang PKK, Krisseptiana Hendrar Prihadi handed food packages to the janitor and a street sweeper in the city hall.
**translated by Kominfo Jateng