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Masayoshi YOSHINO

Masayoshi YOSHINO

Minister for Reconstruction
Minister in charge of Comprehensive Policy Coordination for Revival from the Nuclear Accident at Fukushima

Date of Birth:August 8, 1948
Place of Birth:Fukushima Prefecture
Political Party: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
Member of the House of Representatives (Elected 7 times)
Constituency: Fukushima 5th District
Education
March 1971 Graduated from School of Commerce, Waseda University
Career
April 2017 Minister for Reconstruction and Minister in charge of Comprehensive Policy Coordination for Revival from the Nuclear Accident at Fukushima
September 2016 Chairperson, Special Committee on Reconstruction after Great East Japan Earthquake, House of Representatives
September 2014 Chairperson, Special Committee on Investigation of Nuclear Power Issues, House of Representatives
October 2013 Chief Director, Committee on Judicial Affairs, House of Representatives
December 2012 Chairperson, Committee on Environment, House of Representatives
October 2011 Director, Environment Division, Liberal Democratic Party
September 2008 State Minister of the Environment (the Aso Cabinet)
August 2008 State Minister of the Environment (the reshuffled Fukuda Cabinet)
November 2005 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (the third Koizumi Cabinet)
June 2000 First elected to the House of Representatives (42nd general election)
April 1987 First elected to the Fukushima Prefectural Assembly
April 1971 Joined the Yoshino Lumber Co., Ltd.

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