The House of Representatives has adopted a resolution hailing the “valuable contributions” of empire builder Henry Sy, Sr. to business and nation-building.

House Resolution 177, principally authored by Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, hurdled the Lower Chamber on February 6, two days before Congress adjourned sessions to pave the way for the election campaign.

“For putting the Philippines at par with the world’s retail giant, for valuable contributions to business and nation-building, countless philantrophic pursuits in education, and for his wisdom and generosity, Mr. Sy will be remembered by his beloved countrymen,” House Resolution 177 said.

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