The Mayor of Chania, Mr. Panaghiotis Simadirakis and the representative of the company which is responsible for the restoration and the renovation of the Municipal Market of Chania, Mr. George Kotoulas, signed the project contract on Thursday.
The works will be finished in two years, when all the vendors are set to return to their stores.
Mr. Evangelos Tournas, State Secretary for Civil Protection and Environmental Crisis, was present as representative of the Prime Minister, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
The Governor of Crete, Mr. Stavros Arnaoutakis, was present in the signing ceremony, which was held in the the Municipal Market of Chania.
The building will be closed for the next two years.
Watch the ceremony, as broadcasted live from CHANIA LIVE TV: