LGU Valencia Top 2 in 2017 e-Readiness Leadership Award

The City Government of Valencia was recognized for ranking 2nd in the 2017 e-Readiness Leadership Award of the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT).

City Councilor Atty. Oliver Owen L. Garcia received the award in behalf of City Mayor Hon. Azucena P. Huervas during the Electronic Business Permit and Licensing System (eBPLS) Summit on July 18, 2017 at Novotel Manila Araneta Center, Quezon City.

The e-readiness Leadership Award is given to Local Chief Executives who are pioneering the adoption and strategic use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to enhance their delivery of government services, improve revenue or tax collection efforts and promote transparency in government operations.

Valencia City was one of the 10 cities in the country that was privileged to receive the award and recognized as e-Ready.

The result was based on the 2016 e-Readiness survey conducted by the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

Present in the event are DICT Secretary Atty. Rodolfo A. Salalima and Commissioner Monchito Ibrahim.

The award received shows that LGU Valencia City is truly in harmony with Technology and Innovation.

(Marlet O. Soledad, AA III - SP)

Edited and reviewed by Aron A. Rempohito and Karen D. Joromo 8-1-17