Press Release
November 10, 2019

Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III extends his deepest and sincere condolences to the family of John Gokongwei Jr., the founder and chair emeritus of JG Summit Holdings

"I pay tribute to one of the greatest business leaders and philanthropists of our time. Mr. Gokongwei will truly be remembered for his selfless advocacies and contributions to the Philippines, be it corporate or charity work," lamented Pimentel.

Gokongwei, 93 years old, passed away peacefully on the evening of November 9 at the Manila Doctor's Hospital.

"As many mourn the death of Mr. Gokongwei, we also pray that his legacy lives on in every person and community he has inspired," Pimentel ended.

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