Tomomi Inada

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Tomomi Inada
稲田 朋美
Tomomi Inada 2017.jpg
Minister of Defense
In office
3 August 2016 – 28 July 2017
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byGen Nakatani
Succeeded byFumio Kishida (Acting)
Minister of Administrative Reform
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 September 2014
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byKatsuya Okada
Succeeded byHaruko Arimura
Minister in charge of Civil Service Reform
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 September 2014
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byKatsuya Okada
Succeeded byHaruko Arimura
Minister in charge of the Cool Japan Strategy
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 September 2014
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byShunichi Yamaguchi
Minister in charge of the Challenge Again Initiative
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 September 2014
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byShunichi Yamaguchi
Minister of State for Regulatory Reform
In office
26 December 2012 – 3 September 2014
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byHaruko Arimura[1]
Member of the House of Representatives
from the 1st Fukui Prefecture
Assumed office
12 September 2005
Preceded byIsao Matsumiya
Majority78,969 (50.00%)
Personal details
Born
Tomomi Tsubakihara

(1959-02-20) 20 February 1959 (age 61)
Echizen, Fukui, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Ryuji Inada (1989–present)
Children2
Alma materWaseda University
Net worth¥181million Yen ($1.6million USD)[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Tomomi Inada (稲田 朋美, Inada Tomomi, born 20 February 1959) is a Japanese lawyer and politician. She has been a member of the Japanese House of Representatives, representing the 1st Fukui Prefecture since September 2005.

She was the 14th Japanese Minister of Defense from August 2016 to July 2017. She spent time as the Chairwoman of the Policy Research Council of the Liberal Democratic Party in her fourth term as a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet Tomomi INADA Retrieved on 6 October 2015
  2. "Japan's new cabinet public assets". Best China News. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  3. "国の名誉守りたい 稲田衆院議員 「百人斬り裁判」を本に (Congressman Ms. Inada published the incidents regarding the court on the "Contest to kill 100 people using a sword")". 福井新聞 (Fukui Shimbun). 47NEWS. 2007-05-17. Archived from the original on 2014-08-06. Retrieved 2013-08-09.