The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Zambales initiated the conduct of the Provincial Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Orientation/Pre-Assessment Conference on March 14, 2017 at the Zambales Training and Conference Center.


The event was conducted into two (2) sessions and attended by MLGOOs, Department Heads and representatives from the National Government Agencies from the thirteen (13) municipalities and the Provincial Government. It was facilitated by SGLG Regional Focal Person LGOO VI Fortunato M. Abraham III, LGOO II Madam Casey Buenaventura and LGOO II Clarissa Dimatulac.

Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad welcomed the participants and acknowledged the important role of everyone in ensuring that all LGUs will exemplify good governance. "Kayo po ay binigyan ng pagtitiwala para maiayos ang LGU, lahat tayo ay may kanya-kaniyang role para mapabuti ang mga taga-Zambales" said PD Bactad.

The activity served as a venue to communicate the result and analysis of the 2016 SGLG Assessment and the 2017 Pre-assessment Survey. The new indicators for this year's assessment were also discussed and given emphasis.