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Profile of Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Iwao HORII

August 24, 2017
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  • (Photo)Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Iwao HORII

Mr. Iwao HORII

Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Member of the House of Councillors
Nara Electoral District (elected once)

Date Curriculum Vitae
October 22, 1965 Born in Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture
Graduated from Todaijigakuen Senior High School
1988 Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics
1988 Joined the Ministry of Home Affairs (now the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
1994 Consul, Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco
1997 Deputy Director, Fire and Disaster Management Agency
2000 Director, Financial Affairs Division of Shizuoka Prefecture
Planning Director for Local Public Finance, Local Public Finance Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
2005 Executive Secretary to the Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
2007 Director General, General Affairs Department, Okayama Prefecture
2010 Director, Remuneration and Productivity Office, Local Administration Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
July 2013 Elected to the House of Councillors for the first time (23rd Election)
Member of the Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the House of Councillors
Director of the Committee on Budget of the House of Councillors
Senior Director of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense of the House of Councillors
Member of the Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake of the House of Councillors
Director of the Special Committee on Official Development Assistance and Related Matters of the House of Councillors
Deputy Secretary-General of the LDP
Deputy Chairman of the LDP Diet Affairs Committee in the House of Councillors
Acting Director of the Foreign Affairs Division of the LDP
Deputy Director of the Women's Affairs Division of the LDP
August 2017 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs (3rd Abe Cabinet (3rd Reshuffle))