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
Senator Alan Peter S. Cayetano.jpg
Incumbent
Alan Peter Cayetano

since May 18, 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
  • (**) Ad Interim
# 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 July 5, 1946 April 15, 1948 Manuel Roxas
April 17, 1948 January 6, 1950 Elpidio Quirino
4 Felino Neri January 6, 1950 May 1950
5 Carlos P. Romulo May 1950 1951
6 Joaquin Miguel Elizalde April 18, 1952 December 30, 1953
7 Carlos P. Garcia December 30, 1953 March 17, 1957 Ramon Magsaysay
8 Felixberto M. Serrano March 17, 1957 December 30, 1961 Carlos P. Garcia
9 Emmanuel Pelaez December 30, 1961 1963 Diosdado Macapagal
10 Salvador P. Lopez 1963 1963
11 Carlos P. Romulo 1963 1964
12 Mauro Mendez 1964 1965
13 Narciso Ramos December 30, 1965 1968 Ferdinand Marcos
14 Carlos P. Romulo 1968 1978
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Carlos P. Romulo 1978 1984 Ferdinand Marcos
* Manuel Collantes 1984 1984
15 Arturo Tolentino 1984 1985
* Pacifico A. Castro 1985 February 25, 1986
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
16 Salvador Laurel March 25, 1986 February 2, 1987 Corazon C. Aquino
17 Manuel Yan February 2, 1987 October 15, 1987
18 Raul Manglapus October 15, 1987 June 30,1992
19 Roberto Romulo June 30,1992 May 1, 1995 Fidel V. Ramos
20 Domingo Siazon, Jr. May 1, 1995 June 30, 1998
June 30, 1998 January 20, 2001 Joseph Ejercito Estrada
21 Teofisto Guingona, Jr. February 9, 2001 July 15, 2002 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
* Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo July 15, 2002 July 16, 2002
22 Blas Ople July 16, 2002 December 14, 2003
* Franklin Ebdalin December 14, 2003 December 22, 2003
23 Delia Albert December 22, 2003 August 18, 2004
24 Alberto Romulo August 23, 2004 June 30, 2010
June 30, 2010 February 23, 2011 Benigno S. Aquino III
25 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 Roa Duterte
* Enrique Manalo March 9, 2017 May 17, 2017[3]
26 Alan Peter Cayetano May 18, 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. 
  3. ^ Macas, Trisha; del Callar, Michaela (March 9, 2017). "Duterte appoints Enrique Manalo as acting DFA secretary". GMA News Online. Retrieved May 17, 2017. 

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