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Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe
Name  Akira Amari
Preceded by  Seiji Maehara
Role  Japanese Politician

Alma mater  Keio University
Education  Keio University
Religion  Tenrikyo
Party  Liberal Democratic Party
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Born  August 27, 1949 (age 66) Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan (1949-08-27)
Political party  Liberal Democratic Party
Similar People  Taro Aso, Yoshihide Suga, Shigeru Ishiba, Fumio Kishida, Shinzo Abe

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Akira Amari (甘利 明, Amari Akira, born August 27, 1949) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party and a member of the lower house.

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Career

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He is a native of Atsugi, Kanagawa and a follower of Tenrikyo as other LDP Representatives Hakuo Yanagisawa, Fumio Kyuma, Sanae Takaichi, Bunmei Ibuki, and Jinen Nagase.

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He is also a member of the Japan–Korea Parliamentarians' Union and the Japan-China Friendship Parliamentarians' Union.

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He was the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry from 2006 to 2008. He also served as Minister of State in charge of Administrative Reform in the Cabinet of former Prime Minister Tarō Asō.

In the Cabinet of Prime Minister Taro Aso, appointed on 24 September 2008, Amari was appointed as Minister of State in charge of Administrative Reform.

On December 26, 2012, Amari was appointed to the newly created cabinet-level position of Minister of State for Economic Revitalization in the second Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Amari's responsibilities within the Abe government also include tax and social security reform. Like Abe and most members of the Cabinet, he is affiliated to the openly revisionist organization Nippon Kaigi.

In 2016, Amari resigned from his Cabinet post amidst allegations of bribery, and was succeeded by Nobuteru Ishihara.

Life

He graduated from a Prefecture senior high school in Atsugi. In 1972, he graduated from the Keio University law school.

  • 1974: He left his job to run independent for the Kanagawa LDP office. He lost and went to work for his father.
  • 1983: Connected to the New Liberal Club, he won a seat in the 1983 general election.
  • 1989: Inaugurated as Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
  • References

    Akira Amari Wikipedia


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