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List of special advisers to the cabinet

  • November 9, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

As of Nov. 8; portfolios within parentheses.


Isao Iijima

Former secretary to the prime minister (special assignments)

Koichi Hamada

Professor emeritus at Yale University (international finance)

Satoshi Fujii

Professor at Kyoto University Graduate School (intensive measures for disaster prevention and reduction)

Norio Munakata

Lawyer (safety and peace of mind in national life)

Yasunori Yoshimura

Obstetrician-gynecologist (measures to remedy low birth rate, childrearing support)

Taichi Sakaiya

Writer (growth strategy)

Takeo Hirata

Waseda University professor (sports and health, resources strategy)

Tomohiko Taniguchi

Keio University professor (international public diplomacy)

Koko Kato

Commentator on urban economics (industrial heritage)

Masaru Sasaki

Doctor (disaster medicine, crisis management)

Masakatsu Okamoto

Former vice minister of the Reconstruction Agency (reconstruction, revitalization)

Shigeru Kiyama

Japan International Cooperation Agency (economic cooperation infrastructure)

Ikuro Sugawara

Former vice minister of economy, trade and industry (economic revitalization, etc.)

Koya Nishikawa

Former minister of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries (promotion of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries)

Hiroyuki Arai

Former House of Councillors member (regional revitalization, etc.)


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