Koko receives replica of oldest PH scientific map

Senate President Koko Pimentel III takes a look at the replica of the Murillo Velarde 1734 map donated to the Senate by entrepreneur and educator Mel Velasco Velarde (2nd from left) on Monday, May 15, 2017. The map is the first scientific map of the Philippines and is regarded by historians as the “mother of all Philippine maps.” Also in photo are Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III (extreme right) and Senate Secretary Lutgardo Barbo (extreme left). (PRIB Photo by Albert Calvelo/15 May 2017)