Nagpaabot ng pakikiramay ang Malacañang sa pagpanaw ni dating Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr.
Sinabi ni Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, kasabay ng kanilang pagbibigay pugay at parangal kay Sec. Yasay, ipinagdarasal nila ang mapayapang pamamahinga nito sa piling ng Panginoon.
Si Yasay ay nagsilbing Foreign Affairs Secretary sa unang bahagi ng Duterte administration at naging chairman ng Board of Trustees ng Philippine Christian University pagkatapos magretiro mula sa servisyo sa gobyerno.
“We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, colleagues, and loved ones of former Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr, who died today, June 12. Secretary Yasay served as Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Duterte Administration. Upon his retirement in government service, he served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Christian University. As we pay tribute and honor Secretary Yasay, we offer our sincerest prayers to the Almighty to grant him eternal repose,” ani Sec. Roque.