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MOTEGI Toshimitsu

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Date of birth: October 7, 1955
Birth Place:Tochigi Prefecture
Politiacl Party: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
Member of the House of Representatives (Elected 9 times)
Constituency: Tochigi 5 District
June 1983 Completed Master's Degree at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
March 1978 Graduated from Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo
September 2019 Minister for Foreign Affairs
(the Second Reshuffled Fourth Abe Cabinet)
October 2018 Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
Minister in charge of Social Security Reform
Minister in charge of TPP and Japan-U.S. Trade Negotiations
(the Reshuffled Fourth Abe Cabinet)
August 2017 Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
Minister for Human Resources Development
Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization
(the Third Reshuffled Third Abe Cabinet)
August 2016 Chairman, Policy Council, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
September 2014 Chairman, Election Committee, LDP
December 2012 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
(the Second Abe Cabinet)
September 2011 Chairman, Policy Council, Liberal Democratic Party
September 2010 Chairman, Public Relations Headquarters, Liberal Democratic Party
August 2008 Minister of State for Financial Services and Administrative Reform
(the Reshuffled Fukuda Cabinet)
September 2007 Chairman, Committee on Health, Labour and Welfare, House of Representatives
September 2003 Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs,
Science and Technology Policy, and Information Technology
(the Reshuffled First Koizumi Cabinet)
October 2002 Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
(the Reshuffled First Koizumi Cabinet)
July 1993 Elected to the House of Representatives (Tochigi Prefecture 5th district)
(elected 9 times consecutively)
1984-1992 Management Consultant, Mckinsey & Company
1983 Political Journalist of the Yomiuri Shimbun
1978-1980 Marubeni Corporation

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