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List of Ministers
September 30, 2008 (Provisional Translation)
As of July 2, 2009
Prime Minister
Taro ASO (R)
Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
Minister of State for Decentralization Reform
Tsutomu SATO (R)
Minister of Justice Eisuke MORI (R)
Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirofumi NAKASONE (C)
Minister of Finance
Minister of State for Financial Services
Kaoru YOSANO (R)
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ryu SHIONOYA (R)
Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Yoichi MASUZOE (C)
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Shigeru ISHIBA (R)
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshihiro NIKAI (R)
Minister of LandCInfrastructureCTransport and Tourism Kazuyoshi KANEKO (R)
Minister of the Environment Tetsuo SAITO (R)
Minister of Defense Yasukazu HAMADA (R)
Chief Cabinet Secretary
Minister of State for the Abduction Issue
Chairman of the National Commission on Public Safety
Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, and Disaster Management
Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Yoshimasa HAYASHI (C)
Minister of State for Regulatory Reform, Administrative Reform, Civil Service Reform
Akira AMARI (R)
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy and Food Safety
Minister of Consumer Affairs
Seiko NODA (R)
Minister of State for Social Affairs and Gender Equality Yuko OBUCHI (R)

List of Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretaries
Director-General of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Jun MATSUMOTO (R)
Katsuhito ASANO (C)
Iwao URUMA -
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.

(Provisional Translation)