DSEI Japan 2019

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若宮 健嗣 (Mr Kenji Wakamiya)

若宮 健嗣 (Mr Kenji Wakamiya)

外務副大臣/元防衛副大臣, State Minister for Foreign Affairs/Former State Minister of Defense

Education

1984   Graduated from the Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University

 

Business Career

1984-1990   Secretary to the representative of the Saison Group

1990-2005   Representative of a company

 

Political Career

2005-2009  Member of the House of Representatives under the Proportional Representation system

2012-2014   Member of the House of Representatives (Tokyo 5th District)

2014-2017   Member of the House of Representatives (Tokyo 5th District)

2017-       Member of the House of Representatives (Tokyo 5th District)

Current Responsibilities

State Minister for Foreign Affairs

Representatives 5th Electoral District Branch of Tokyo (LDP)

Deputy Chairperson, Research Commission on National Security (LDP)

Manager, Research Commission for the Promotion and Development of Okinawa (LDP)

 

Past Positions

State Minister of Defense

State Minister of Cabinet for Security

Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs

Director, Committee on Rules and Administration, House of Representatives

Director, Committee on Security, House of Representatives

Director, Committee on Economy, Trade and Industry, House of Representatives

Member, Special Committee on the Legislation for Peace and Security of Japan and the International Community, House of Representatives

Director, National Defense Division, Policy Research Council, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)

Chief Secretary, Research Commission on National Security (LDP)

Deputy Director, Interest Group Policy Division, Party Organization and Campaign Headquarters (LDP),

among others

Sessions