Keiichi Ishii (石井 啓一, Ishii Keiichi, born March 20, 1958) is a Japanese politician of the Komeito Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the National Diet (national legislature). A native of Toshima, Tokyo and graduate of the University of Tokyo with the Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1981, he worked at the Ministry of Construction from 1981 to 1992. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1993. He was appointed to be the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 7 October 2015. He was replaced as minister on 11 September 2020 and was subsequently appointed as Secretary-General of Komeito.
|Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism|
7 October 2015 – 11 September 2019
|Prime Minister||Shinzō Abe|
|Preceded by||Akihiro Ota|
|Succeeded by||Kazuyoshi Akaba|
|Born||20 March 1958|
Toshima, Tokyo, Japan
|Alma mater||University of Tokyo|
On august 17, 2021, it was reported that five people, including Toshihiro Nikai (secretary general of the liberal democratic party), had a dinner at a japanese restaurant in tokyo (the government is seeking a dinner for no more than four people). yosuke takagi, chairman of the diet affairs committee (new komeito), told reporters, "it's not a dinner, we had lunch at 'silent food' ." at a press conference on august 20, ishii explained, "i'm very sorry," "everyone vaccinated twice, took infection prevention measures, and said, 'I was alert where i thought it would be okay."