|2016 State of the City Address - Quezon City is No. 1|
October 17, 2016 (Monday) Quezon City Mayor Herbert Constantine M. Bautista delivered his State of the City Address (SOCA) this afternoon at the Carlos Albert Hall of the Quezon City Hall. The 2016 SOCA marked Mayor Bautista’s 7th year as Chief Executive of Quezon City. Under Mayor Bautista’s leadership, Quezon City has made landmark achievements and honored with various awards and recognition – establishing Quezon City as 2016’s “Most Competitive City” in the Philippines.
Quezon City was conferred by the National Competitiveness Council as “Most Competitive City” of 2016 based on the city’s performance in three pillars of competitiveness: Infrastructure, Government Efficiency; and Economic Dynamism. These are the criteria of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index, in which 1,389 Local Government Units were judged.