Mr. HAKU Shinkun'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. HAKU Shinkun

  • The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and Social Democratic Party
  • Elected 2004, 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of May 19,2022)
    Committee on Education, Culture and Science
    Committee on Budget (Director)
    Special Committee on North Korean Abduction Issue and Related Matters
    Commission on the Constitution

Born:
 December 8, 1958, Tokyo

Education:
 1983 Nihon University, College of Industrial Technology
 1985 Nihon University, Graduate School of Industrial
    Technology, M.Eng.

Career:
 1985 joined Chosun Ilbo Ltd. (South Korean newspaper),
    Japan Branch
 1994 Bureau Chief, Chosun Ilbo Ltd., Japan Branch
 2004 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2010 Chairman, Special Committee on North Korean
    Abduction Issue and Related Matters
 2019 Chairman, Research Committee on National Life and
    Economy

(Major post in the Government)
 2012 Senior Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office

(as of July 30,2020)

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