Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is assured of immediate confirmation as Department of Foreign Affairs by the Commission on Appointments.
According to Senator Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto, a member of the CA, they will immediately approve the ad interim appointment of Cayetano.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson, chairman of the CA Committee on Foreign Affairs, also said that they will suspend the requirements in order to ensure the confirmation of Cayetano.
Lacson explained that they wish for Cayetano to immediately start managing the said government agency.
Cayetano will replace former DFA Sec. Perfecto Yasay Jr. who was rejected by the CA due to issues regarding citizenship.