Mr. KONOIKE Yoshitada'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. KONOIKE Yoshitada

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1995, 2001, 2007 and 2013, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Environment
    Special Committee on Political Ethics and Election System
    Research Committee on International Economy and Foreign Affairs (Chairman)

Born:
 November 28, 1940, Hyogo Prefecture

Education:
 1965 Waseda University, School of Education

Career:
 1980 President, Junior Chamber International Japan
 1986 Member, House of Representatives (2 terms, 7 years)
 1995 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 1996 Chairman, Committee on Construction
 1999 Chairman, Special Committee on the National Flag
    and the National Anthem
 2003 Chairman, Committee on Audit
 2007 Chairman, Committee on Budget
 2010 Chairman, Committee on Fundamental National
    Policies
 2011 Chairman, Research Committee on National Life,
    Economy and Social Security
 2013 Chairman, Research Committee on Deflation-Ending
    Measures and Strengthening Public Finance for
    Nationals' Life
 2015 Chairman, Special Committee on Legislation for
    the Peace and Security of Japan and the
    International Community
 2016 Chairman, Research Committee on Deflation-Ending
    Measures and Strengthening Public Finance for
    Nationals' Life
 2016 Chairman, Research Committee on International
    Economy and Foreign Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 1991 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Okinawa Development
    Agency
 1993 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Okinawa Development
    Agency
 2002 Minister of State for Disaster Management
 2003 Minister of State for Special Zones for Structural
    Reform
 2008 Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary

(as of January 16,2017)

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