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Newsline: Career diplomat named Philippines’ new Foreign Secretary

Newly-appointed Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos swore in career diplomat Luis Enrique Manalo as the country’s new Foreign Secretary on Friday. Before his appointment, Manalo, 69, was the permanent Philippine representative to the UN, reports Xinhua news agency. (https://in.investing.com/news/career-diplomat-named-philippines-new-foreign-secy-3259965) He previously served as undersecretary for policy at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and also acted as acting Foreign Secretary during the former Rodrigo Duterte administration. Having been working with the DFA since 1979, Manalo has a seasoned career, serving as ambassador in various countries and international organisations, including the UK and the European Union.

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