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Hon. KONO Taro
Current Positions
• Member, House of Representatives, Japan
• Chair, Public Relations Headquarters, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan
Academic Background
• B.A., Comparative Politics, Georgetown University, USA
Past Experiences
• Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan
• Minister of Defense, Japan
• Minister for Administrative Reform, Japan
• Minister for Civil Service Reform, Japan
• Chair, National Public Safety Commission, Japan
• Minister for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety, Japan
• Minister for Regulatory Reform, Japan
• Minister for Disaster Management, Japan
• Minister for COVID Vaccine Roll-out, Japan
• Minister for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Japan
• Chair, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Japan


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