Mr. UTO Takashi'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. UTO Takashi

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense
    Committee on Budget (Director)
    Special Committee on Official Development Assistance and Related Matters

Born:
 November 12, 1974, Kagoshima Prefecture

Education:
 1998 National Defense Academy of Japan, Department of
    Aerospace Engineering

Career:
 1998 joined Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF)
    (speciality: Ground Control Intercept)
 2007 discharged from JASDF (rank: Captain)
 2007 joined The Matsushita Institute of Government and
    Management
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2016 Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and
    Defense

(Major post in the Government)
 2014 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

(as of January 16,2017)

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