CA panel tackles appointments of DFA Chief and two ambassadors

CA PANEL TACKLES APPOINTMENTS OF DFA CHIEF AND TWO AMBASSADORS: Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, chairperson of the Commission on Appointments (CA) Committee on Foreign Relations, presides over CA’s hybrid hearing to tackle the confirmation of Department of Foreign Affairs Sec. Luis Enrique Manalo. Also taken up during Wednesday’s proceedings, August 31, 2022, were the nominations of Philippine Ambassador to the United States (US) Jose Manuel Romualdez and former Ambassador to the United Kingdom Antonio Manuel Lagdameo as Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations. Romualdez, who is currently in Washington DC to prepare for the visit of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to the US, joined the meeting virtually. (Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB)