The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Utilization Conference in all thirteen (13) municipalities of Zambales. The undertaking was held from January 09-February 13, 2017 and was attended by the Municipal Mayors, Municipal Vice Mayors, Heads of Offices and representatives from the National Government Agencies.

The Provincial Assessment Committee (PAC) conducted the assessment for 2016 Lupon Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) on February 10, 2017 at DILG Provincial Office, Iba, Zambales. The PAC is composed of DILG Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad,CESO V-Chairperson, Ms. Merilyn B. Dasig-Representative of the Vice Chairperson, DOJ, and PAC Members LNB Regional President Romelino R. Gojo, PCI Orlando C. Reyes- Representative from ZPPO and Bishop Virginio D. Ducos.

The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) Meeting chaired by Governor Amor D. Deloso held a joint meeting on December 7, 2016 at the Zambales Training and Conference Center to gather updates on the peace and order situation of the province and the intensified campaign against illegal drugs.

The Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) Zambales Chapter headed by Liga President Romelino R. Gojo in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales under the leadership of Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V conducted the 2017 Provincial Liga ng mga Barangay Convention on February 14-16, 2017 at the Baguio Convention Center, Baguio City.

In line with the participative approach in governance, Governor Amor D. Deloso in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) headed by Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad led the two-day workshop on the formulation of the new administration's Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA) and Capacity Development Agenda (CapDev) on November 17-18, 2016 at the Subic Bay Venezia Hotel, SBFZ.