Mr. KITAMURA Tsuneo'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. KITAMURA Tsuneo

  • Liberal Democratic Party
  • Elected 2013, 2019 and 2021, Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of April 16,2024)
    Committee on Judicial Affairs
    Special Committee on North Korean Abduction Issue and Related Matters
    Research Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, Sustainable Society (Director)

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 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
 2021 reelected 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 May 11,2023)

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