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Friday, 28 July 2017 - 10:59
Sri Lankan awarded the Magsaysay award
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The Philippine Ramon Magsaysay award, considered as the Nobel prize of Asia has been awarded to a Sri Lankan.

The winner of the award is 83 year old Gethsie Shanmugam, is a teacher in Jaffna, who served widows and orphans in the North.

The Magsaysay award has been named after former Philippine president Ramon Magsaysay who died in an tragic airplane crash in 1957. 

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