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Nobutaka Machimura

Nobutaka Machimura, legislator, former Japanese government official.

Background

  • Machimura, Nobutaka was born on October 17, 1944 in Hokkaido, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

  • Education

    • Degree in Economic, University of Tokyo, 1969.

    Career

    • With Ministry of International Trade and Industry, 1969—1982, National Land Agency, 1974—1979, Japan External Trade Organization, New York City, 1979—1982. Retired as director planning division Agency of Natural Resources and Energy Petroleum Department, 1982. Member of Parliament, Hokkaido 5th district House of Representatives, Japan, since 1983.

      Parliamentary vice minister Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, 1989. Deputy chairman Liberal Democratic Party, 1990, director cultural affairs division, 1990—1991, acting secretary general, 2001—2002, director general, election bureau, 2002—2004. Minister of education, science, sports and culture Government of Japan, 1997—1998, 2000—2001, state secretary for foreign affairs, 1998—2000, minister foreign affairs Japan, 2004—2005, 2007, minister state for the abduction issue, 2007—2008.

      Special advisor Office of the Prime Minister, 2000, chief cabinet secretary, 2007—2008. Director, committee on budget House of Reps, 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Liberal Democratic Party

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    Born October 17, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University of Tokyo
    • 2001
      minister of education
    • 1969 - 1982
      With Ministry of Intern, ational Trade and Industry
    • 1974 - 1979
      With Ministry of Intern, ational Trade and Industry
    • 1979 - 1982
      With Ministry of Intern, ational Trade and Industry
    • 1982
      retired, as director planning division Agency of Natural Resources and Energy Petroleum Department
    • 1983
      Member, of Parliament
      Japan
    • 1989
      parliamentary vice minister Ministry of Education
    • 1997 - 1998
      minister of education
    • 2004 - 2005
      minister of education
    • 2007
      minister of education
    • 2007 - 2008
      minister of education
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