Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Philippines)

Summary

Secretary of Foreign Affairs
Kalihim ng Ugnayang Panlabas
Seal of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines.svg
Teodoro Locsin Jr. in 2017 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Teodoro Locsin Jr.

since October 17, 2018
Department of Foreign Affairs
StyleMr. Secretary
(informal)
The Honorable
(formal)
His Excellency[1]
(diplomatic)
Member ofCabinet
National Security Council
Reports toPresident of the Philippines
SeatPasay
AppointerPresident of the Philippines
with Commission on Appointments advice and consent
Term lengthAt the President's pleasure
Inaugural holderApolinario Mabini
FormationJanuary 21, 1899
Websitewww.dfa.gov.ph

The Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Filipino: Kalihim ng Ugnayang Panlabas) is the Cabinet of the Philippines member in charge of implementing foreign policy for the government of the Philippines as the head of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

List of secretaries of foreign affairs

  • (*) Acting Capacity
  • (**) Ad Interim
# Name Term Began Term Ended President
Secretary of Foreign Relations
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 18, 1957 Ramon Magsaysay
March 18, 1957 August 22, 1957 Carlos P. Garcia
8 Felixberto M. Serrano August 22, 1957 December 30, 1961
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 January 1984 Ferdinand Marcos
* Manuel Collantes January 1984 June 1984
15 Arturo Tolentino July 1984 1985
* Pacifico A. Castro 1985 February 25, 1986
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
16 Salvador Laurel March 25, 1986 February 2, 1987 Corazon 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 Ramos
20 Domingo Siazon, Jr. May 1, 1995 June 30, 1998
June 30, 1998 January 20, 2001 Joseph 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 Aquino III
25 Albert del Rosario February 23, 2011 March 7, 2016[2]
* Jose Rene Almendras March 8, 2016 June 30, 2016
** Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr. June 30, 2016 March 9, 2017[3] Rodrigo Duterte
* Enrique Manalo March 9, 2017 May 17, 2017[4]
26 Alan Peter Cayetano May 18, 2017 October 17, 2018
27 Teodoro Locsin Jr. October 17, 2018 Incumbent

Living former secretaries of foreign affairs

References

  1. ^ "UNITED NATIONS HEADS OF STATE, Protocol and Liaison Service" (PDF). United Nations. 2021-01-29. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 14, 2020. Retrieved 2021-01-31.
  2. ^ Hegina, Aries Joseph (February 8, 2016). "Aquino accepts DFA chief Del Rosario's resignation". Inquirer.net. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  3. ^ Ager, Maila (March 8, 2017). "CA rejects appointment of Yasay". Inquirer.net. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  4. ^ Macas, Trisha; del Callar, Michaela (March 9, 2017). "Duterte appoints Enrique Manalo as acting DFA secretary". GMA News Online. Retrieved May 17, 2017.

External links

  • DFA website