Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Born : January 14, 1941, Tokyo

March 1965B.A. in International Relations, Tokyo University
June 1972M.Phil. in Economics, Yale University

November 2003Minister of Foreign Affairs
September 2003Minister of Foreign Affairs
September 2002Minister of Foreign Affairs
February 2002Minister of Foreign Affairs
January 2001Minister of the Environment
July 2000Minister of State and Director-General of Environment Agency
September 1993Managing Director, Suntory Ltd.
June 1992Deputy Director-General for Global Environmental Affairs, MITI
August 1990Minister, Embassy of Japan in the United States
February 1990Director-General, Economic Cooperation Department, MITI
June 1976International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
April 1965Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)