Abe shuffles Cabinet


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe carried out a wide-ranging reshuffle of his Cabinet yesterday as had widely been expected following recent elections.

The full list of the new Cabinet is as follows:

Shinzo Abe Prime Minister
Taro Aso Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of State for Financial
Services, Minister in charge of Overcoming Deflation
Sanae Takaichi Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
Katsutoshi Kaneda Minister of Justice
Fumio Kishida Minister of Foreign Affairs
Hirokazu Matsuno Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Minister in
charge of Education Reform
Yasuhisa Shiozaki Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
Yuji Yamamoto Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Hiroshige Sekō Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Minister of State for Nuclear Damage
Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corp
Keiichi Ishii Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism,
Minister in charge of Water Cycle Policy
Koichi Yamamoto Minister of Environment, Minister of State for Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
Tomomi Inada Minister of Defence
Yoshihide Suga Chief Cabinet Secretary, Minister in charge of Alleviating the Burden
of Bases in Okinawa
Masahiro Imamura Minister of Reconstruction, Minister in charge of Revival from the
Nuclear Accident at Fukushima
Jun Matsumoto Chair of the National Public Safety Commission, Minister in charge of Ocean
Policy and Territorial Issues, Minister of State for Disaster Management:
Yōsuke Tsuruho Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Minister in
charge of the Cool Japan Strategy, Minister in charge of the Intellectual
Property Strategy, Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy, Minister
of State for Space Policy, Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy
Nobuteru Ishihara Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization, Minister in charge of Total Reform
of Social Security and Tax, Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
Katsunobu Kato Minister for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of all Citizens, Minister in charge
of Reform of Working Practices, Minister in charge of the Abduction Issue
Kozo Yamamoto Minister of State for Regional Revitalization, Minister in charge of
Administrative Reform
Tamayo Marukawa Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Koichi Hagiuda Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Kotaro Nogami Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Kazuhiro Sugita Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Yusuke Yokobatake Director General of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau

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