QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) – Malacañang extended its condolences to the family of former Senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani, who passed away due to cancer early Monday.
“The Palace is saddened by the news of former senator and career diplomat (Leticia Ramos) Shahani’s passing this morning,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement.
Abella also acknowledged her service to the country.
“She was a profound humanist and her voice will be missed,” the Palace statement read.
“Our condolences to the family and relatives (of the late former Senator),” it added.
Former Senator Shahani served in many branches of the government.
Apart from serving in the Senate, she also served as an ambassador and an Undersecretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Shahani was the sister of former President Fidel V. Ramos.