Toshimitsu Motegi

Japanese politician

Toshimitsu Motegi (茂木 敏充, Motegi Toshimitsu, born 7 October 1955) is a Japanese politician. He was the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 11 September 2019 until 4 November 2021.[1] He was Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry from 2012 to 2014. He is also a member of the House of Representatives since 1993.

Toshimitsu Motegi
茂木 敏充
Motegi in 2020
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
11 September 2019 – 4 November 2021
Prime MinisterShinzo Abe
Yoshihide Suga
Fumio Kishida
Preceded byTarō Kōno
Succeeded byYoshimasa Hayashi
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 September 2014
Prime MinisterShinzo Abe
Preceded byYukio Edano
Succeeded byYuko Obuchi
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
19 July 1993
ConstituencyTochigi 1st District
Personal details
Born (1955-10-07) 7 October 1955 (age 68)
Ashikaga, Tochigi, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
Harvard University
WebsiteOfficial website

References change

  1. Bosack, Michael MacArthur (2020-09-16). "Breaking down Suga's picks for his first Cabinet". The Japan Times. Archived from the original on 2020-09-18. Retrieved 2020-09-16.