Fumio Kishida

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Fumio Kishida
岸田 文雄
Fumio Kishida Minister.jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 August 2017
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byKōichirō Genba
Succeeded byTarō Kōno
Personal details
Born (1957-07-29) 29 July 1957 (age 61)
Hiroshima, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materWaseda University

Fumio Kishida (岸田 文雄, Kishida Fumio, born 29 July 1957) is a Japanese politician. He was Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan from 2012 to 2017.[1]

He is a member of the House of Representatives and the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). He served in Yasuo Fukuda's cabinet as minister of state for Okinawa and northern territories affairs, science and technology policy, quality-of-life policy, and regulatory Reform.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile: Foreign Minister Kishida boasts background in Okinawa affairs". House of Japan. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.