For 3rd consecutive year, Calapan City obtains Seal of Good Local Governance

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For the third straight year, Calapan City has been conferred by the Department of the Interior and Local Government with the Seal of Good Local Governance.

Mayor Arnan Panaligan personally received the award from DILG Secretary Eduardo Ano during the awarding ceremonies held at Manila Hotel.

Panaligan was joined by Vice Mayor Gil Ramirez in accepting the newest accolade of the city.

They were also accompanied by City Government Department Heads led by City Administrator Atty. Adel Abas and Acting City Planning and Development Officer EnP Joey Benter, CESE, together with City Local Governments Operations Officer Bobb Forones.

“The SGLG is conferred only on local government units that passed the stringent criteria in the following areas: Financial Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection Programs, Peace and Order, Business Friendliness and Competitiveness, Environmental Protection and Management and Tourism, Culture and Arts,” the Mayor’s office said.

“Calapan City PASSED all the seven criteria,” it added.