Mr. YAMAZAKI Masaaki'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. YAMAZAKI Masaaki

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010 and 2016, Fukui Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on General Affairs
    Special Committee on North Korean Abduction Issue and Related Matters

Born:
 May 24, 1942, Fukui Prefecture

Education:
 1965 Nihon University, College of Law

Career:
 1975 Member, Ono City Assembly
 1979 Member, Fukui Prefectural Assembly (4 terms)
 1985 Vice-Chairman, Fukui Prefectural Assembly
 1991 Chairman, Fukui Prefectural Assembly
 1992 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2001 Chairman, Committee on Rules and Administration
 2003 Chairman, Special Committee on Responses to Armed
    Attacks
 2006 Chairman, Special Committee on Official Development
    Assistance and Related Matters
 2012 Vice-President
 2013 President

(Major posts in the Government)
 1996 Parliamentary Vice-Minister, Ministry of Finance
 2003 Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary

(Major post in a political party)
 2007 Secretary General for the Liberal Democratic Party
    in the House of Councillors

(as of January 16,2017)

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