Graduate, Waseda University, 1968.
Member House of Councillors, 1969, House of Representatives, 1993—2002, since 2003. Member committee on health and welfare. Deputy director general Liberal-Democratic Party International Bureau.
Director general, minister of state Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo, 1994-1995. Minister Foreign Affairs, 2001—2002. Member House Committee on Health and Welfare.
Member of International Ladies Benevolent Society.
Married Naoki Suzuki, 1969. 3 children.