Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui

(Real Name: ARAI Rui)

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2016, Osaka Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Financial Affairs
    Committee on Budget
    Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems
    Commission on the Constitution

Born:
 February 26, 1971, Oita Prefecture

Education:
 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
 1997 Georgetown University, Master of Science in
    Foreign Service

Career:
 1993 joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
 First Secretary, Delegation of Japan to the Conference
 on Disarmament in Geneva
 Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in Korea
 2011 Deputy Secretary General, Japan-China-Korea
    Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat in Seoul
 2014 Director, Gender Mainstreaming Division, Foreign
    Policy Bureau, MOFA
 2016 elected to the House of Councillors

(as of January 16,2017)

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