A premier port city for international trade commerce, with God-loving, culture-oriented, contented and empowered people, living in a safe, sustainable and vibrant community towards a diversified economy guided by a strong and accountable leadership.





Enhance quality of life of the people providing adequate basic social services and creation of an environment conductive for living and business that promotes socio-economic development.


Achieve ecological balance through proper management, rehabilitation and protection of the environment.


Promote the city as a tourist destination by preservation and rehabilitation of cultural heritage, landmarks and institutionalizing cultural, historical events and commemorations.


To ensure peace and order and disaster preparedness by equipping responsible agencies by empowering people’s organization and community residents with technical assistance, proper resources and adequate training towards a safe and responsible community.