Fumio Kishida

Fumio Kishida (Japanese岸 田 文 雄, Fumio Kishida, born July 29, 1957 in Minami- ku, Hiroshima ) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party ( LDP), where he leads the Kishida faction since 2012, and Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs. He is since 1993 member of the Shūgiin (for the first constituency Hiroshima ).


Kishida studied law at Waseda University, where he graduated in 1982. He then worked for five years for the Long - Term Credit Bank of Japan ( LTCB ,日本 长期 信用 银行). In 1987 he became secretary to his father, the Shūgiin deputies Fumitake Kishida. After his death in 1992 he was succeeded in the 1993 Shūgiin choice.

From 1999 to 2000 was State Secretary in the Ministry of Construction Kishida, from 2001 to 2002 in the Ministry of Education. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called him in the cabinet reshuffle shortly before his resignation since 2007 Minister of State for Affairs of Okinawa and the Northern Territories, deregulation, quality of life, science and technology. Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda took Kishida in September 2007 in his cabinet, but replaced him in the cabinet reshuffle in August 2008. On December 26, 2012, he was Foreign Minister in the cabinet of Shinzō Abe.

Kishidas grandfather was the member of Parliament, Kishida (岸 田 正 记); his aunt was the governor of Hiroshima Miyazawa Hiroshi, the younger brother of Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa woman.