Tony Calixto receives award for making Pasay top LGU in gov’t efficiency


Mayor Tony Calixto added another feather to his cap when the city government of Pasay was hailed first in Government Efficiency by the Department of Trade and Industry.

Pasay City bested 1,500 local government units to rank first in the DTI’s Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index 2018 for for the Highly Urbanized City Classification.

The CMCI defined Government Efficiency as the “quality and reliability of government services and government support for effective and sustainable productive expansion.”

Among the indicators considered in determining the winners were the capacity of health services and schools; compliance to national directives for LGUs and security.

Pasay City also ranked as the CMCI 2018 2nd Place for Economic Dynamism as it has “create(d) stable expansion of business and industries and higher employment.”

Calixto was pleased with the recognition, especially since Pasay city ranked third in overall competitiveness.

“We are very happy with the performance of the Travel City Pasay. This only proves that our City has developed and progressed rapidly during the last few years,” he said.