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Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications

Date of Birth: April 1, 1968
Birth Place: Fukuoka Prefecture
Political Party: Liberal Democratic Party
Member of the House of Representatives (Elected 6 times)
Constituency: Fukuoka 11th District
March 2009 Completed the Graduate School, Waseda University
March 1992 Graduated from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Waseda University
September 2020 Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
(Suga Cabinet)
September 2019 Chairperson of the National Public Safety Commission;
Minister in charge of Administrative Reform
Minister in charge of Civil Service Reform
Minister in charge of Building National Resilience
Minister of State for Disaster Management
(the Second Reshuffled Fourth Abe Cabinet)
November 2018 Acting Chairperson, Research Commission on National Security,
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
September 2017 Vice-Chairperson, Headquarters for North Korea’s Nuclear Tests and Missiles, LDP
October 2016 Chief Vice-Chairperson, Headquarters for Overcoming Population Decline and Regional Revitalization, LDP
September 2016 Director, Committee on Audit and Oversight of Administration, House of Representatives
August 2016 Special Advisor to Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General, LDP
March 2016 Secretary-General, Federation of Diet Members for Promoting the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan
November 2015 Secretary-General, Research Commission for the Establishment of Sports Oriented Nation, LDP
September 2014 Director, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives
September 2013 Deputy State Minister of Defense (the Second Abe Cabinet)
December 2012 Chairman, Committee on Security, House of Representatives
October 2012 Director, National Defense Division, LDP
January 2011 Chairperson, Federation of Fukuoka Prefecture LDP Branches
September 2010 Director, Public Speeches Division, LDP
October 2009 Director, Special Committee on Anti-piracy, Anti-terrorism and International Cooperation, House of Representatives
August 2008 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense
(Reshuffled Fukuda Cabinet and Aso Cabinet)
January 2007 Director, Committee on Judicial Affairs, House of Representatives
November 2003 First elected as a member of the House of Representatives (Fukuoka 11th District)
April 1992 Served as Secretary to the House of Representatives member KAMEI Shizuka

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