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Yosuke TSURUHO

Yosuke TSURUHO

Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
Minister of State for "Cool Japan" Strategy
Minister of State for the Intellectual Property Strategy
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy
Minister of State for Space Policy
Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy

Date of Birth: Feb 5, 1967
Place of Birth: Osaka, Japan
Political Party: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
Member of House of Councillors (Elected 4 times)
Constituency: Wakayama district

Education

Mar.1992

B.A., Law, awarded by the University of Tokyo

Career

Sep.2014-Aug.2016

Chairman, LDP Policy Board in the House of Councillors

Dec.2012-Sep.2013

State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Oct.2011-Oct.2012

Chairman of the Standing Committee on Rules and Administration of the House of Councillors

Oct.2010-Oct.2011

Chairman of the Committee on Audit of the House of Councillors

Sep.2006-Sep.2007

Chairman of the Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour of the House of Councillors

Oct.2002-Sep.2004

Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Jul.1998

Elected to the House of Councillors for the first time (18th Election)
Secretary to a member of the House of Representatives

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