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Senior Vice-Minister


Date of Birth: October 15, 1962
Member of the House of Representatives


Economic Revitalization, Economic and Fiscal Policy, the Total Reform of Social Security and Tax, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) , the Abduction Issue, International Peace Cooperation, Disaster Management, Nation's Infrastructure Resilience, Public Finance Initiative, and Non-Profit Organization.


1992 Graduated from Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland
1985 Graduated from Faculty of Law, Tokyo University


Dec. 2012 Appointed Senior Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office (current position)(2nd Abe Cabinet)
2008 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2003 Elected to the House of Representatives member
Since then, elected consecutively 4 times
1999 Director, Environmental Protection and Industrial Location Bureau, MITI
1985 Entered Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)


Past Positions:

Shadow Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP
Acting Chairman, Special Committee on Energy Policy, LDP

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