Who is Mar Roxas?

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(CNN Philippines) — It's official: Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II is the Liberal Party's (LP) presidential candidate in the 2016 elections.

According to President Benigno S. Aquino III, who made the announcement on Friday (July 31), there was no other person but Roxas who could surely continue his "Daang Matuwid" .

Read: Aquino endorses Roxas, says 'no one else but Mar'

Now, all eyes will be on Roxas until election time next year.

But who is Mar Roxas? What has he accomplished over the course of his political career?

Here are a few things to know about the LP's standard bearer.

#CNNPHAsks: Who should be Mar Roxas' running mate in 2016?