Tagum City – All odds were stacked once again as Tagum reaped the First Place Overall Most Competitive Component City in Davao Region during the 5th Davao Region Competitiveness Awarding by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through a virtual ceremony held last February 22, 2022.
It can be recalled that Tagum earned the 3rd spot on the same category last year amidst profound uncertainties and diversities encircling the locality. The said award is given to LGUs that exhibit excellence towards improving their respective local competitiveness. It measures the performance of all cities and municipalities in the country and its respective initiatives.
Furthermore, Tagum also bagged the 1st spot in all competitiveness index for component cities category; namely, Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, Infrastructure, and Resiliency. These awards greatly proved that Tagum has undeniably fulfilled its mission to pursue sustainable and inclusive growth.
Through the shared leadership of Mayor Allan Rellon and Vice Mayor Eva Lorraine Estabillo, the mentioned awards attest Tagum’s reliable government services and its adaptive strategic implementations for the betterment of the whole city.
Anchored with its vision in providing competitive trade and services in a disaster-resilient environment, Tagum City once again embodied its core values which are Transparency, Accountability, God-centered and Good Governance, Unity, and Model of Excellence.
In line with this success, the Province of Davao del Norte also garnered the First Place Overall Most Competitive Province in Davao Region. This is a great evidence of the enhanced and sustained growth of the province and its cities and municipalities. Kylyn Carpio/CIO Tagum