Yasufumi Tanahashi

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Third Realigned Koizumi Cabinet
(2005-10-31)
Secretary Shinzo Abe
Internal Affairs Heizō Takenaka
Justice Seiken Sugiura
Foreign Affairs Taro Aso
Finance Sadakazu Tanigaki
Education Kenji Kosaka
Health Jirō Kawasaki
Agriculture Shoichi Nakagawa
Economy Toshihiro Nikai
Land Kazuo Kitagawa
Environment Yuriko Koike
Defense Fukushiro Nukaga
Ministers of State Tetsuo Kutsukake, Kaoru Yosano, Koki Chuma, Iwao Matsuda, Kuniko Inoguchi

Yasufumi Tanahashi (棚橋 泰文 Tanahashi Yasufumi?, born February 11, 1963) is a Japanese politician. He was the Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy, the Minister of State for Food Safety and the Minister of State for Information Technology in Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's Cabinet.

Graduated from the University of Tokyo with B.A. in private law, Tanahashi was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1996 after practising as a lawyer.

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