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Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ken SAITO

Minister SAITO
Name  Ken SAITO
Date of Birth  June 14, 1959
Place of Birth  Tokyo
Education  The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics, 1983

 

 April 1983 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
 June 1998 Director for Personnel Affairs, Personnel Division, Minister’s Secretariat, MITI
 July 1999 Director for Planning, Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Basic Industries Bureau, MITI
 October 1999 Secretary to the Minister of International Trade and Industry
 July 2000 Director for Planning, Planning Division, Public Utilities Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
 October 2000 Director, Information International Cooperation Office, Electronics Policy Division, Machinery and Information Industries Bureau, MITI
 January 2001 Director for Planning, Administrative Reform Promotion Coordinate Office, the Secretariat of the Administrative Reform Promotion, Cabinet Secretariat
 October 2003 Director, Electricity Infrastructure Division, Electricity and Gas Industry Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
 August 2004 Vice Governor, Saitama Prefecture
 March 2006 Retired Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
 August 2009 Elected to the House of Representatives (HR)(45th General Election)
 December 2012 Elected to the HR (46th General Election)
 December 2012 -
   September 2013
Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Environment
 December 2014 Elected to the HR (47th General Election)
 October 2015 State Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 August 2017 Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 October 2017 Elected to the HR (48th General Election)
 November 2017 Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries