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Roster of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new cabinet

  • October 2, 2018
  • , Jiji Press , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

Tokyo, Oct. 2 (Jiji Press) — Following is the lineup of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new cabinet announced on Tuesday.

 

  • Prime Minister: Shinzo Abe, 64
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister: *Taro Aso, 78
  • Internal Affairs and Communications Minister: Masatoshi Ishida, 66
  • Justice Minister: Takashi Yamashita, 53
  • Foreign Minister: *Taro Kono, 55
  • Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister: Masahiko Shibayama, 52
  • Health, Labor and Welfare Minister: Takumi Nemoto, 67
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister: Takamori Yoshikawa, 67
  • Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry: *Hiroshige Seko, 55
  • Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister: *Keiichi Ishii, 60
  • Environment Minister: Yoshiaki Harada, 74
  • Defense Minister: Takeshi Iwaya, 61
  • Chief Cabinet Secretary: *Yoshihide Suga, 69
  • Minister for Postdisaster Reconstruction: Hiromichi Watanabe, 68
  • National Public Safety Commission Chairman, Minister for Disaster Management: Junzo Yamamoto, 63
  • Minister for Issues in Okinawa, Northern Territories: Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi, 67
  • Minister for Science and Technology: Takuya Hirai, 60
  • Minister for Economic Revitalization: *Toshimitsu Motegi, 62
  • Minister for Regional Revitalization: Satsuki Katayama, 59
  • Minister for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68

 

Notes: An asterisk indicates a retained minister. All ministers, excluding Ishii, are members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Ishii is from Komeito, the coalition ally of the LDP.

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