Oath-taking of DFA Secretary Cayetano

President Duterte (left) swears in Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano (2nd from left) as DFA secretary. Cayetano was with his family, including Jennifer Reyes, 2nd District Representative Pia Cayetano , Rene Lucas Cayetano, Taguig City Mayor Maria Laarni Cayetano, Fille Cayetano, and Lino Cayetano.

President Rodrigo Duterte sworn in former Senator Alan Peter Cayetano as the new Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary at the Presidential Guesthouse in Panacan, Davao City on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Cayetano’s appointment was confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA) foreign affairs committee on Wednesday. He succeeded Acting Secretary Enrique Manalo.