Jiro Akama

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Jiro Akama (赤間 二郎?, Akama Jirō, born March 27, 1968) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He is the Senior Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications.[1] A native of Sagamihara, Kanagawa, he graduated from Rikkyo University and received his master's degree in economic sociology from the University of Manchester. He was elected to the first of his two terms in the assembly of Kanagawa Prefecture in 1999 and then to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2005.

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  1. ^ "Most senior Japanese official in 45 years pays visit to Taiwan". The Japan Times. March 25, 2017. Senior Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Jiro Akama visited Taiwan on Saturday, becoming the most senior government official to visit the island since the two sides severed diplomatic ties in 1972. 

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