The Fidel Ramos Virtual Library will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2022

A Presidential Library highlighting the life and legacy of former President Fidel V. Ramos will go online in the fourth quarter of the year

MANILA, Philippines — A virtual presidential library on the life and legacy of former President Fidel V. Ramos will go live in the fourth quarter of 2022.

On Friday, March 18, the FVR Legacy, co-chaired by his daughter Angelita Ramos, launched the virtual library planned to celebrate Ramos’ 94th birthday.

In a short message, Angelita said the former president lived a “life of duty, honor and country” – and that has already created his father’s legacy.

“Through the FVR Legacy Project, the baton has passed. We are passing it on to future generations to come,” she said.

According to her, the former president has real faith in the greatness of the Filipino people.

“We hope; he hopes; he continues to hope that he will be followed by so many other Filipinos who are very unique in all the positions, honors, skills – that they can offer. [it] in the Philippines,” she added.

According to Marian Roces, the project’s curator, the virtual library will have five broad categories addressing Ramos’ life and his contributions to society:

  • Defining a Filipino life
  • build peace
  • Renew the Republic
  • Visionary Presidency
  • Master the art of governing

According to her, the website will highlight Ramos as an engineer, mastering structure and systems, and as a soldier committed to goals and missions.

Ramos was the then-Chief of the Philippine Constabulary and served as Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Ramos, along with then-defense chief Juan Ponce Enrile, led soldiers in the EDSA against dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986.

Ramos pledged his allegiance to Corazon Aquino who later became president after the EDSA People Power Revolution. Ramos took over from Aquino.

As president, Ramos had earned praise for the economic boom and political stability during the first half of his administration. Before the Asian financial crisis, the country under Ramos’ “Philippines 2000” was referred to as a “tiger economy,” “Asia’s new darling,” and ranked second after China in terms of fastest growing economies. faster in the region. .

The former president also brokered a peace deal with the Moro National Liberation Front in 1996.

Ramos was among those pushing President Rodrigo Duterte to run for the top job. He was reportedly “disillusioned” with Duterte for the rest of the president’s term. – Rappler.com

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