Top Ten Emerging Cities

Zamboanga City

The primordial goal of Zamboanga City along with her constituents is to see a fully -industrialized and developed city that is economically flourished with the entry of foreign and domestic capital that will create profitable industries thereby, providing employment and livelihood opportunities to its people, harnessing economic competitiveness in various economic business centers, and diversifying products and services which are sold to the internal and external markets. The City Government of Zamboanga has identified Information Communication and Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (ICT–BPO) Industry as one of its priority area as it strives to become a SMART City by 2020. The City Government of Zamboanga is providing a variety of assistance to investors, such as: Grant of investment incentives as contained in the Local Investment Incentive Code; Facilitation of Business Permits and Licenses from the City Hall; Facilitation of services connections with the local utilities; and Provision of other services as may be recommended by the Investment Incentive Board. Zamboanga City has emerged as one of the top Local Government Units (LGUs) in the country based on the 2016 e-Readiness survey conducted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). In 2015, Zamboanga City was recognized as one of the emerging cities in the Philippines for information technology operations.


Contact Person:  Michael Tiu Lim
Designation/Organization: ZICT President
Address Line 1: Canelar Moret, Zamboanga City
Address Line 2: 
Mobile Phone: 09178799907
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