Mr. TSURUHO Yosuke'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. TSURUHO Yosuke

  • Liberal Democratic Party
  • Elected 1998, 2004, 2010, 2016 and 2022, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of August 11,2022)
    Committee on Land and Transport
    Special Committee on Official Development Assistance and Related Matters as well as Okinawa and Northern Problems

Born:
 February 5, 1967, Osaka Prefecture

Education:
 1992 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law

Career:
 Secretary to a Member of the House of Representatives
 1998 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2006 Chairman, Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour
 2010 Chairman, Committee on Audit
 2011 Chairman, Committee on Rules and Administration
 2017 Chairman, Research Committee on Natural Resources
    and Energy
 2019 Chairman, Research Committee on International
    Economy and Foreign Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 2002 Parliamentary Secretary of Land, Infrastructure
    and Transport
 2012 Senior Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure,
    Transport and Tourism
 2016 Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern
    Territories Affairs
    Minister of State for "Cool Japan" Strategy
    Minister of State for the Intellectual
    Property Strategy
    Minister of State for Science and Technology
    Policy
    Minister of State for Space Policy

(Major post in a political party)
 2014 Chairman, Liberal Democratic Party Policy Board
    in the House of Councillors

(as of July 30,2020)

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