Kazuyoshi Akaba

Kazuyoshi Akaba (赤羽 一嘉, Akaba Kazuyoshi, born May 7, 1958) is a Japanese politician of the New Komeito Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Shinjuku, Tokyo and graduate of Keio University, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1993. Akaba was appointed Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on 11 September 2019.[1]

Kazuyoshi Akaba
赤羽 一嘉
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Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Assumed office
11 September 2019
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Yoshihide Suga
Preceded byKeiichi Ishii
Member of the Japanese House of Representatives
Assumed office
16 December 2012
Preceded byKoichi Mukoyama
ConstituencyHyogo 2nd district
In office
20 October 1996 – 30 August 2009
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byKoichi Mukoyama
ConstituencyHyogo 2nd district
In office
18 July 1993 – 20 October 1996
Preceded byIchiro Watanabe
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyHyogo 1st district
Personal details
Born (1958-05-07) 7 May 1958 (age 62)
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Political partyKomeito
Alma materKeio University

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "土交通相起用の赤羽氏「命と暮らしを守る」". NHK (in Japanese). 2019-09-11. Retrieved 2020-05-12.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Keiichi Ishii
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
2015–2019
Incumbent