Three DFA senior officials and 50 other senior military officers secure CA approval

HIGH STANDARD OF LEADERSHIP. First female ambassador to Japan Mylene J.
Garcia-Albano, together with two other senior officials in the Department of Foreign Affairs
(DFA), got the Commission on Appointments’ (CA) consent on their nominations in a hybrid
plenary session today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F.
Zubiri. The Commission, likewise, confirmed the ad interim appointments of 50 other general/flag
and senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) headed by Maj. Gen. Ramon J.
Guiang in the same session. Foreign affairs panel chair Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada and defense
panel chair Rep. Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo favorably recommended for confirmation the respective
nominations/ad interim appointments to the plenary with no objections raised. (CA-CTS, 09/21/22)