“Congratulations and biggest thanks to all of you. As you look back upon the memories you have shared with the Provincial Government of Benguet, may you always remember that you were, you are and will always be part of all the success and achievements of the provincial LGU. Congratulations on your successful career, and we wish you well on your next adventure. God Bless!”— Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas during the Salamat Mabuhay program for 2020 and 2021 retirees of the Provincial Government of Benguet.
Driven by its mission: Ensure Improvement of Quality of Life in Benguet, the Province of Benguet obtained a human development index of 0.883 in 2009. The province of Benguet promises its constituents high age expectancy, accessible high caliber education and more than sufficient way of living. This, however, can't be achieved without the help of its people.
The cultural beliefs and innate characteristics of the people made it possible for them to strive and develop higher quality of life without destroying the cradle that they live in.