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Alberto Romulo

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Preceded by  Delia Albert
Preceded by  Jose Pardo
Role  Statesman
Succeeded by  Albert del Rosario
Preceded by  Renato de Villa
Name  Alberto Romulo
Political party  Independent politician

President  Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Benigno Aquino III
President  Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
President  Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Education  Manuel L. Quezon University, De La Salle University, Complutense University of Madrid

Statesmen's Forum: Alberto Romulo, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines

Alberto Gatmaitan Romulo (born August 7, 1933) is a Filipino statesman, diplomat, and politician. He served in the Philippine in various capacities as Executive Secretary, Finance Secretary, Foreign Affairs Secretary, and Budget Secretary. His most recent stint is his leadership of the Department of Foreign Affairs before and during the early period of the administration of President Benigno Aquino III.

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Romulo was born in Camiling, Tarlac from Pangasinan and Tagalog parents. He was then elected as member of the Regular Batasang Pambansa representing Quezon City in 1984. He then joined government service as the interim Minister of the Budget of President Corazon Aquino during the transition period following the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution. He was a senator from 1987 to 1998, during which time he served as Majority Leader for five years. As Majority Leader, he greatly helped then Senate President Neptali Gonzales, Sr. in running the plenary sessions of the Senate and in executing its legislative mill.

He became Finance Secretary in January 2001, having been appointed when President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo took office and formed her own cabinet. He left this position in May 2001; Romulo was later appointed as an Executive Secretary. On August 18, 2004, he was appointed Foreign Secretary, and which he would hold until February 25, 2011. He served as Chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN in 2007.


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