Duterte command Manalo new minister to Germany
President Duterte has appointed former acting Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo the country’s ambassador to Germany.
In a set of appointment papers released on Friday, he named Foreign Assistant Secretary Leo Herrera-Lim the country’s ambassador to Denmark.
Their appointments sign the President earlier this week. Manalo, a seasoned diplomat, served as acting secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs from March to May 2017.
This was after the Commission on Appointments dismissed the arrangement of then Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr.
Hence, Herrera-Lim beforehand filled in as Philippine diplomat general in Los Angeles, Chicago, and London.