Keiichi Ishii


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.[1] He was appointed to be the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 7 October 2015.[2] He was replaced as minister on 11 September 2020 and was subsequently appointed as Secretary-General of Komeito.[3]

Keiichi Ishii
石井 啓一
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Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
In office
7 October 2015 – 11 September 2019
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byAkihiro Ota
Succeeded byKazuyoshi Akaba
Personal details
Born (1958-03-20) 20 March 1958 (age 64)
Toshima, Tokyo, Japan
Political partyKomeito
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo


  • He agreed to amend the constitution of japan.
  • It is not necessary to review the constitutional interpretation of the cabinet legislation bureau, which prohibits the exercise of the right to collective self-defense.
  • It agreed to restart nuclear power plants that met the new standards of the nuclear regulatory commission.
  • Japan opposes its participation in the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (TPP).
  • It agreed to the establishment of the women's imperial family.
  • Opposes the prime minister's visit to Yasukuni Shrine.
  • He opposes the review of the murayama and kono discourses.
  • It agrees with the act on the protection of specified secrets.

News ReportEdit

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."


  1. ^ "政治家情報 〜石井 啓一〜" [Political information on Keiichi Ishii] (in Japanese). JANJAN. Archived from the original on 3 December 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2007.
  2. ^ "閣僚横顔=第3次安倍改造内閣" [Profile of Cabinet members. Abe's 3rd Cabinet reshuffling]. Jiji Press. 7 October 2015. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. ^ "公明党 幹事長代行に石井前国交相を起用". NHK Political Magazine (in Japanese). 19 September 2019. Retrieved 29 December 2020.

External linksEdit

  • Official website in Japanese.
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Succeeded by