|Mayor of Hiroshima|
|Assumed office |
10 April 2011
|Preceded by||Tadatoshi Akiba|
|Born||January 8, 1953|
|Alma mater||Kyoto University|
In 1976, Matsui began his career by working at the Ministry of Labor in various positions. From 1989 to 1992, he worked at the Japanese embassy in the United Kingdom. He became mayor in the unified local elections on April 10, 2011. In his bid for the mayoral position, he was supported by the Liberal Democratic Party and New Komeito. He was reelected as Mayor in 2015 and 2019.
Matsui served as the president of an organization called "Mayors for Peace".
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