What a #PanaboPanalo Day! Panabo named MOST RESILIENT COMPONENT CITY in the Region.

The Regional Competitiveness Committee awarded the City of Panabo with two recognitions: 1st Place Most Competitive Component City in the Resiliency Pillar and 2nd Place Overall Most Competitive Component City in the Region. The program took place in the morning of November 7, 2018 at the Pinnacle Hotel.
Mayor James G Gamao and Vice Mayor Janrey G Gavina received the awards in behalf of the City of Panabo. They were accompanied by the City’s LDRRM Officer Prosper Dajalos, Investment Officer/Assistant Department Head Jan Mari Cafe, Information Officer Michael Angelo Resueño and DTI-DavNor Director Romeo Castañaga.
The 2018 Regional Competitiveness Awards is on its second year; recognizing the LGUs in the Davao Region who bested the four pillars as indicated by the National Competitiveness Council namely Infrastructure, Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, and Resiliency. It is a joint program with the DILG and DTI regional offices.
Gamao congratulated the Local DRRM for their efforts in advocating disaster resiliency along with the partner offices who have shared their time and skills in keeping Panabo safe for Panaboans and investors. He continued thanking other departments for working closely to achieve an economic friendly city.
As Resiliency became the highlight of the city’s win, Dajalos recognized the joint efforts of his team and the Local and national offices for attaining the feat.
Davao Del Norte was also recognized as the Most Competitive Province in the Region. The province’s success has been under the leadership of DavNor Governor Anthony Del Rosario who always stood with the slogan, #BastaDavNortheBest.
In the national rankings, the City of Panabo placed 18th Most Resilient among 112 component cities while climbing to 8th rank in Infrastructure. Over all, the city ranked 31st most competitive component city for 2018 which is five steps higher than last year.
In 2017, the City of Panabo was recognized 5th Most Improved Component City in the country due to its leap from 68th to 36th in the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI).

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