Mineichi Iwanaga

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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

Mineichi Iwanaga (岩永峯一 Iwanaga Mineichi, born September 5, 1941) is a Japanese politician.

Born in Koka, Shiga Prefecture, Iwanaga attended Koka Senior High School and graduated from the law faculty of Chuo University.

After serving as a town council member in Shiga, Iwanaga was elected to the House of Representatives in 1996, representing the fourth district of Shiga. He joined the Kato faction of the Liberal Democratic Party, but later switched to the Horiuchi faction. He became Vice Minister of Agriculture under the first Koizumi cabinet.[1]

On August 11, 2005, Iwanaga became Minister of Agriculture following the resignation of Yoshinobu Shimamura.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AFX (30 September 2005). "Japan tells US to be patient on beef ban". Forbes. Retrieved 8 January 2011.