Kazuyoshi Akaba

Summary

Kazuyoshi Akaba (赤羽 一嘉, Akaba Kazuyoshi, born May 7, 1958) is a Japanese politician who served as the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism from September 2019 to October 2021. He is also a member of the House of Representatives, representing the Hyogo 2nd district since 2012. A member of the Komeito Party, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1993. He served as a representative until 2009, ending when he lost his re-election bid. In 2012, he ran again and successfully won back the seat.

Kazuyoshi Akaba
赤羽 一嘉
Kazuyoshi Akaba September 2020.jpg
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
In office
11 September 2019 – 4 October 2021
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Yoshihide Suga
Preceded byKeiichi Ishii
Succeeded byTetsuo Saito
Member of the Japanese House of Representatives
Assumed office
16 December 2012
Preceded byKoichi Mukoyama
ConstituencyHyogo 2nd district
In office
20 October 1996 – 30 August 2009
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byKoichi Mukoyama
ConstituencyHyogo 2nd district
In office
18 July 1993 – 20 October 1996
Serving with Ryuichi Doi, Hajime Ishii, Hiromi Okazaki, Yuichi Takami
Preceded byIchiro Watanabe
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyHyogo 1st district
Personal details
Born (1958-05-07) 7 May 1958 (age 64)
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Political partyKomeito
Alma materKeio University

ReferencesEdit

  • 政治家情報 〜赤羽 一嘉〜. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). JANJAN. Archived from the original on 2007-12-03. Retrieved 2007-10-16.

External linksEdit

  • (in Japanese) Official website
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
2019–2021
Succeeded by