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Awardee Jovito R. Salonga passes away

 

 

The Board of Trustees, Ramon Magsaysay Laureates and Officers and staff of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation express deep sadness for the passing away of former Senator Jovito R. Salonga last Thursday March 10, 2016.

Senator Jovito R. Salonga, served as the country’s 14th Senate president upon the restoration of the Philippine Senate in 1987. He was 2007 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service because of "exemplary integrity and substance of his long public career in service to democracy and good government in the Philippines."

Our deep sympathies to the bereaved family and relatives of Senator Jovito R. Salonga.