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List of Ministers

November 1, 2017

(Provisional Translation)

As of November 1, 2017

Shinzo ABE (R) Prime Minister
Taro ASO (R) Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Finance
Minister of State for Financial Services
Minister in charge of Overcoming Deflation
Seiko NODA (R) Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
Minister in charge of Women's Empowerment
Minister of State for Gender Equality
Minister of State for the Social Security and Tax Number System
Yoko KAMIKAWA (R) Minister of Justice
Taro KONO (R) Minister for Foreign Affairs
Yoshimasa HAYASHI (C) Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Minister in charge of Education Rebuilding
Katsunobu KATO (R) Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
Minister for Working-style Reform
Minister in charge of the Abduction Issue
Minister of State for the Abduction Issue
Ken SAITO (R) Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Hiroshige SEKO (C) Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Minister in charge of Industrial Competitiveness
Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia
Minister in charge of the Response to the Economic Impact caused by the Nuclear Accident
Minister of State for the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
Keiichi ISHII (R) Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Minister in charge of Water Cycle Policy
Masaharu NAKAGAWA (C) Minister of the Environment
Minister of State for Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
Itsunori ONODERA (R) Minister of Defense
Yoshihide SUGA (R) Chief Cabinet Secretary
Minister in charge of Alleviating the Burden of the Bases in Okinawa
Masayoshi YOSHINO (R) Minister for Reconstruction
Minister in charge of Comprehensive Policy Coordination for Revival from the Nuclear Accident at Fukushima
Hachiro OKONOGI (R) Chairperson of the National Public Safety Commission
Minister in charge of Building National Resilience
Minister of State for Disaster Management
Tetsuma ESAKI (R) Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety
Minister of State for Ocean Policy
Minister in charge of Territorial Issues
Masaji MATSUYAMA (C) Minister for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens
Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy
Minister of State for Measures for Declining Birthrate
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
Toshimitsu MOTEGI (R) Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization
Minister for Human Resources Development
Minister in charge of Total Reform of Social Security and Tax
Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
Hiroshi KAJIYAMA (R) Minister of State for Regional Revitalization
Minister of State for Regulatory Reform
Minister in charge of Regional Revitalization
Minister in charge of Administrative Reform
Minister in charge of Civil Service Reform
Shunichi SUZUKI (R) Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

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List of Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretaries Director-General of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau

Yasutoshi NISHIMURA (R) Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Kotaro NOGAMI (C) Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Kazuhiro SUGITA (-) Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Yusuke YOKOBATAKE (-) Director-General of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau

"[R]" indicates that he/she is a member of the House of Representatives.
"[C]" indicates that he/she is a member of the House of Councillors.

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