A Metropolitan City with rich unique history, culture and natural resources that is the gateway to the ASEAN as the economic hub of Southwestern Mindanao, with a robust biodiversity and sustainable development that is globally competitive where investments thrive through good governance, and inclusivity and where people are God-loving, empowered, resilient, safe and secure in unity, peace and harmony.
The City’s Mission is to
- Improve the quality of life of its citizenry through sound local governance that delivers efficient and effective basic services and provides the necessary infrastructure;
- Preserve and celebrate its rich history and cultural heritage, protect and develop its natural resources; and
- Establish itself as a global player in the transshipment of goods and services in the BIMP-EAGA and the international gateway of the region.