6 July 1995

Dear Mr.Hiramatsu,

You have been elected by the Boared of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation as the 1995 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service.
The Ramon Magsaysay Award,established in honor of the third president of the republic of the Philippines,seeks to recognaize individuals and institutions sia who work selflessly for the welfare of the peaple.
Magsaysay with inscriptions indicating the basis of selection and a cash prize of US$50,000.
Five awards are usually given each year and are presented at a ceremony held in Manila on 31 August,the birth anniversary of the late president.

Please let us know as soon as ppossible of your acceptance of the award and your willinfness to receive it personally.
Upon receipt of your reply,which we hope would be favorate,we will send you all the pertinent details.

With best wishes,

                    Sincerely yours,

                    NOVA B.JAVIERB
                    Executive Trustee