Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Philippines)

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Secretary of the Foreign Affairs
Kalihim ng Ugnayang Panlabas
Seal of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines.svg
Official seal of the
Department of Foreign Affairs
Incumbent
Enrique Manalo (Acting)

since March 9, 2017
Appointer The President with the consent of the Commission on Appointments
Term length At the President's pleasure
Inaugural holder Apolinario Mabini
Formation January 21, 1899
Website www.dfa.gov.ph

The Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Filipino: Kalihim ng Ugnayang Panlabas) is the Cabinet of the Philippines member in charge of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

List of Secretaries of Foreign Affairs[edit]

(*) Acting Capacity

# Name Term Began Term Ended President
Minister of Foreign Affairs
1 Apolinario Mabini January 21, 1899 May 7, 1899 Emilio Aguinaldo
2 Felipe Buencamino May 7, 1899 November 13, 1899
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
3 Elpidio Quirino September 16, 1946 April 17, 1948 Manuel Roxas
4 Joaquin Miguel Elizalde 1948 1950 Elpidio Quirino
5 Carlos P. Romulo 1950 1952
(4) Joaquin Miguel Elizalde 1952 December 30, 1953
6 Carlos P. Garcia December 30, 1953 March 17, 1957 Ramon Magsaysay
7 Felixberto M. Serrano 1957 1961 Carlos P. Garcia
8 Emmanuel Pelaez December 30, 1961 1963 Diosdado Macapagal
9 Salvador P. Lopez 1963 1963
10 Carlos P. Romulo 1963 1964
11 Mauro Mendez 1964 1965
12 Narciso Ramos December 30, 1965 1968 Ferdinand Marcos
(10) Carlos P. Romulo 1968 1978
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Carlos P. Romulo 1978 1984 Ferdinand Marcos
* Manuel Collantes 1984 1984
13 Arturo Tolentino 1984 1985
* Pacifico A. Castro 1985 1986
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
14 Salvador Laurel March 25, 1986 February 2, 1987 Corazon Aquino
15 Manuel Yan February 2, 1987 October 15, 1987
16 Raul Manglapus October 15, 1987 June 30,1992
17 Roberto Romulo 1992 1995 Fidel V. Ramos
18 Domingo Siazon, Jr. 1995 June 30, 1998
June 30, 1998 January 20, 2001 Joseph Estrada
19 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. February 9, 2001 July 15, 2002 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
20 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo July 15, 2002 July 16, 2002
21 Blas Ople July 16, 2002 December 14, 2003
* Franklin Ebdalin December 14, 2003 December 22, 2003
22 Delia Albert December 22, 2003 August 18, 2004
23 Alberto Romulo August 23, 2004 June 30, 2010
June 30, 2010 February 23, 2011 Benigno Aquino III
24 Albert del Rosario February 23, 2011 March 7, 2016[1]
* Jose Rene Almendras March 8, 2016 June 30, 2016
* Perfecto Yasay, Jr. June 30, 2016 March 9, 2017[2] Rodrigo Duterte
25 Enrique Manalo March 9, 2017 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foreign affairs chief Del Rosario resigns". Rappler. February 8, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "CA rejects Yasay appointment as foreign secretary". Rappler. March 8, 2017. 

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