Chief Cabinet Secretary
Minister of State for Gender Equality

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Hiroyuki HOSODA

Born: April 5, 1944, Matsue city,
Shimane Prefecture
Member of the House Representatives
Shimane 1st Constituency (in 5th terms)

Graduated from the Faculty of Jurisprudence, Tokyo University

2004Minister of State, Chief Cabinet Secretary
Minister of State for Gender Equality
November 2003Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
September 2003Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
2002Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy
Minister of State for IT Policy
2001Director-General, Election Bureau, LDP
2001Deputy Secretary-General, LDP
1999Parliamentary Secretary for International Trade and Industry
1998Director, Foreign Affairs Division, LDP
1998Member of the Special Committee on Promotion of Remote@Islands, Council for National Land
1997Director, Transport Division, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
1994Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Economic Planning
1990Elected to the Member of the House of Representatives
1986Retired from MITI
1985Director, Price Policy Division, Industrial Policy Bureau, MITI
1983Director, Washington Office, Japan National Oil Corporation
1967Joined to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)