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Minister of the Environment

photo:Yoshio Mochiduki

Yoshio Mochiduki

Minister of the Environment, Japan


Date of Birth
May 2, 1947
Place of Birth
Shizuoka, Japan
Political Party
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)

Member of the House of Representatives

Education
1970Graduated from Chuo University (Bachelor of Law)
Career
1975Elected to the Member of Shizuoka City Council for the first time (served for 4 terms)
1991Elected to the Member of Shizuoka Prefectural Assembly (served for 2 terms)
1995Chairman of the Committee on Construction of the Prefectural Assembly
1996Elected to the House of Representatives for the first time (41th Election)
1997Joined the Liberal Democratic Party
2000Elected to the House of Representatives (42th Election)
2001Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs (Until April,2001)
2002Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Environment (Until September,2003)
2003Elected to the House of Representatives (43th Election)
2005Elected to the House of Representatives (44th Election)
2006State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Until August,2007)
2007Deputy Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party (Until August,2008)
2008Chairman of the Committee on Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (HR)
2011Elected to the House of Representatives (45th Election)
Director of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Division (LDP)
2012Elected to the House of Representatives (46th Election)
General manager of Administrative Reform Promotion Office(LDP)
2013Chairman of the Federation of Diet Members for Port and harbor
2014Minister of the Environment
Minister of state for the Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
Hobbies
Reading and Swimming

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