Mr. KITAMURA Tsuneo'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. KITAMURA Tsuneo

  • Liberal Democratic Party and Voice of The People
  • Elected 2013 and 2019, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of August 4,2020)
    Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense (Chairman)
    Special Committee on North Korean Abduction Issue and Related Matters

Born:
 January 5, 1955, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Education:
 1979 Chuo University, Faculty of Economics
 1982 University of Pennsylvania, Master of International
    Relations

Career:
 1985 joined Sankei Shimbun (newspaper company)Co.,
    Ltd.
 2003 Deputy Managing Editor, Editor of Political News
    Department and Member of the Editorial Board
 2005 Managing Editor
 2010 Executive Director, Sankei Shimbun,
    Kyushu/Yamaguchi Headquarters
 2013 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2019 Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense

(Major post in the Government)
 2015 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and
    Industry

(as of July 30,2020)

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