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Gen NAKATANI

Gen NAKATANI

Minister of Defense

Date of Birth:14 October 1957
Domicile:Kochi Prefecture
Member of the House of Representatives Elected in 9 elections
Constituency:Kochi 1st District

Biography
Mar 1980 Graduated from National Defense Academy (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
Dec 1984 Retired from the Ground Self-Defense Force

Jan 1985

Secretary to Mr. Koichi Kato, Member of the House of Representatives (Minister of State for Defense)

Dec 1985

Secretary to Mr. Isamu Imai, Member of the House of Representatives  (Minister of Health and Welfare)

Sep 1986

Secretary to Mr. Kiichi Miyazawa, Member of the House of Representatives (Minister of Finance)

Political Career

Feb 1990 

Elected as a member of the House of Representatives (HR)

Jul 1993 

Elected as a member of the HR (2nd term)

Aug 1995 

Parliamentary Secretary for National Land

Oct 1996 

Elected as a member of the HR(3rd term)

Sep 1997 

Parliamentary Secretary for Posts and Telecommunications

Jun 2000 

Elected as a member of the HR(4th term)

Jul 2000 

Senior State Secretary for Home Affairs

Apr 2001 

Minister of State for Defense

Nov 2003 

Elected as a member of the HR(5th term)

Sep 2005 

Elected as a member of the HR(6th term)

Aug 2009 

Elected as a member of the HR(7th term)

Dec 2012 

Elected as a member of the HR(8th term)

Dec 2014 

Elected as a member of the HR(9th term)
Appointed as Minister of Defense and Minister in charge of Security Legislation

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