Press Release
August 19, 2019

Pimentel Pays Respect to Ex-DENR Sec. Gina Lopez

Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III extends his deepest and sincerest condolences to the family of former Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez, a famous philanthropist and staunch children's right advocate.

"I am saddened by the demise of such a great public servant and environmentalist as Gina Lopez. She will truly be remembered for her advocacies and contributions in the service of Filipinos," lamented Pimentel.

Lopez, 65 years old, succumbed to an illness on Monday.

"As the Filipinos mourn the untimely death of former Secretary Lopez, we also pray that her legacy lives on in every person and community her good heart has touched," Pimentel ended.

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