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Iloilo City Government Bares All Awards for 2019

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government bared all awards and citations in a Facebook post. It can be recalled that Iloilo City was included in the three awardees of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, Clean Tourist City Award 2020 – 2022. The award lauds cities that have excelled in the beautification of public areas, improvement of environment and sanitation, and enhancement of urban spaces, and promotion of natural attractions.

International award includes:

  • Clean Tourist City Award by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to be given at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam on Jan. 16, 2020

National awards include:

  • Most Business-Friendly LGU Award City Category Level 1B Highly Urbanized Cities Outside Metro Manila by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry at 45th Philippine Business Conference at Manila Hotel Dec. 17, 2019
  • 1st Place in Resilience Highly Urbanized Cities Most in 2019 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index Awards by Department of Trade Industry (DTI) during the 7th Regional Competitiveness Summit at Philippine International Convention Center Oct. 24, 2019
  • Finalist for Highly Urbanized City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of 21st Gawad Kalasag National Awards 2019 at Philippine International Convention Center Dec. 6, 2019

Regional awards include:

  • 2019 Gawad Kalasag First Place Best Highly Urbanized City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council Sept. 2019
  • Most Outstanding City Population Office during the Regional Search 2019 Kaunlarang Pantao or Rafael M. Salas Population Development Award by the Commission on Population and Development Oct. 17, 2019

Congratulations, Iloilo!

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