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Japan PM Kishida’s new Cabinet lineup

  • August 10, 2022
  • , Kyodo News
  • JMH Translation

The following is the lineup of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s new Cabinet following a reshuffle Wednesday.

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Prime Minister

Fumio Kishida 65

 

Internal Affairs and Communications Minister

Minoru Terada 64

 

Justice Minister

Yasuhiro Hanashi 62

 

Foreign Minister

Yoshimasa Hayashi 61 (R)

 

Finance Minister

Shunichi Suzuki 69 (R)

 

Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister

Keiko Nagaoka 68 (F)

 

Health, Labor and Welfare Minister

Katsunobu Kato 66

 

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister

Tetsuro Nomura 78

 

Economy, Trade and Industry Minister

Yasutoshi Nishimura 59

 

Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister

Tetsuo Saito 70 (R)

 

Environment Minister

Akihiro Nishimura 62

 

Defense Minister

Yasukazu Hamada 66

 

Chief Cabinet Secretary

Hirokazu Matsuno 59 (R)

 

Digital Minister

Taro Kono 59

 

Reconstruction Minister

Kenya Akiba 60

 

Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission

Koichi Tani 70

 

Minister in charge of regional revitalization

Naoki Okada 60

 

Minister in charge of economic revitalization

Daishiro Yamagiwa 53 (R)

 

Minister in charge of economic security

Sanae Takaichi 61 (F)

 

Minister in charge of measures for declining birthrate

Masanobu Ogura 41

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NOTES: Saito is a member of the Komeito party. The others are from the Liberal Democratic Party.

 

(F) denotes female ministers.

 

(R) denotes Cabinet members who retained their posts.

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