Malacañang on Sunday communicated distress over the death of previous Senate President Edgardo Angara at the age of 83.

The great Edgardo Angara suffered from heart attack said his son Senator Sonny Angara.

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Angara, who hails from Baler, Aurora, was a congressperson from 1987 to 1998. He filled in as Senate president from 1993 to 1995 amid the organization of President Fidel Ramos.

In 1998, Angara kept running for VP, however lost to Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Under the organization of Joseph Estrada, Angara moved toward becoming Agriculture secretary from 1999 to 2001, and after that Executive Secretary in 2001.

In May 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte selected Angara as unique emissary to the European Union.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in an announcement that 'they grieve the sudden going of one of the extraordinary pioneers and statesmen, Senate President Edgardo Angara, who kicked the bucket at age 83'.

"Mr. Angara's commitment to country building was enormous and his name will dependably be conspicuous in the pages of our nation's cutting edge political history". "He will be remembered fondly," he included.

Tributes pour in for the late congressperson Angara from politicians to individuals.