Lodi! Isko Moreno receives Gusi Peace Prize
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has added another trophy to his growing number of awards.
Moreno on Thursday received the Gusi Peace Prize at a ceremony at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.
Gusi Peace Prize recognizes contributions to global peace and progress. It also distinguishes individuals who have contributed to society through science and philanthropy.
In his speech, the Manila City Mayor thanked the organization, his co-awardees and dedicated the award to the people of Manila.
“Let me take this opportunity to thank you Manileños for giving me a chance to lead the city,” Domagoso said.
Aside from Domagoso, personalities who were also given the award were Dr. Caroline S. Enriquez from the Philippines, Justin Ignacio Mahiques from Argentina, Amb. Patrick De Beyter from Belgium, Dr. Bernhard Sabel from Germany, Dr. Trevor Gibbs and Dr. Mark Berelowitz from Great Britain, Prof. Jeffrey Levett from Greece, Amb. Mario Bucaro from Guatemala, Dr. Dinesh Sharma from India, Dr. Farham Wilayat Butt from Pakistan, Hon Edward Khoo from Malaysia, Dr. John Cook from New Zealand, Mme Margarita Parshukova from Russia, Former President Kgalema Montlanthe from South Africa, Senator Teeraklat Jareensettasin from Thailand, Dr. Burak Kuntay from Turkey, and Dr. Gary Dunbar from the United States of America.