Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Summary

The Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (国土交通大臣, Kokudo-Koutsu Daijin) is a member of the Cabinet of Japan and is the leader and chief executive officer of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The minister is also a statutory member of the National Security Council, and is nominated by the Prime Minister of Japan and is appointed by the Emperor of Japan.

Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
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Incumbent
Tetsuo Saitō

since October 4, 2021
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
StyleHis Excellency
Member ofCabinet of Japan
National Security Council
Reports toPrime Minister of Japan
NominatorPrime Minister of Japan
AppointerEmperor of Japan
attested to by the Emperor
PrecursorMinister of Transport
Minister of Construction
Director-General of the Hokkaido Development Agency
Director-General of the National Land Agency
FormationJanuary 6, 2001; 21 years ago (2001-01-06)
DeputyAdministrative Vice-Minister of Land and Transportation
Salary¥20,916,000

The current minister is Tetsuo Saitō, who took office on 4 October 2021.

List of Ministers of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (2001–)Edit

  Liberal Democratic
  New Conservative
  New Komeito/Komeito
  Democratic/Minshutō
  Rikken-minshutō
  Kokumin-minshutō

Minister Term of office Prime Minister
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days
1   Chikage Oogi January 6, 2001 September 22, 2003 989 Yoshirō Mori
Junichiro Koizumi
2   Nobuteru Ishihara September 22, 2003 September 27, 2004 371
3   Kazuo Kitagawa September 27, 2004 September 26, 2006 729
4   Tetsuzo Fuyushiba September 26, 2006 August 2, 2008 676 Shinzō Abe
Yasuo Fukuda
5   Sadakazu Tanigaki August 2, 2008 September 24, 2008 53
6   Nariaki Nakayama September 24, 2008 September 28, 2008 5 Tarō Asō
7   Kazuyoshi Kaneko September 29, 2008 September 16, 2009 352
8   Seiji Maehara September 16, 2009 September 17, 2010 366 Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
9   Sumio Mabuchi September 17, 2010 January 14, 2011 119
10   Akihiro Ohata January 14, 2011 September 2, 2011 231
11   Takeshi Maeda September 2, 2011 June 4, 2012 276 Yoshihiko Noda
12   Yuichiro Hata June 4, 2012 December 26, 2012 205
13   Akihiro Ota December 26, 2012 October 7, 2015 1015 Shinzō Abe
14   Keiichi Ishii October 7, 2015 September 11, 2019 1435
15   Kazuyoshi Akaba September 11, 2019 October 4, 2021 754 Yoshihide Suga
16   Tetsuo Saitō October 4, 2021 Incumbent 232 Fumio Kishida

External linksEdit

  • Official site