Shōgo Arai

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Shōgo Arai
荒井 正吾
Governor Nara sougo Arai. In the case of a symposium of the Kojiki, I photographed it at Meiji university.jpg
Governor of Nara Prefecture
Assumed office
3 May 2007
Preceded by Yoshiya Kakimoto
Personal details
Born (1945-01-18) 18 January 1945 (age 72)
Yao, Osaka, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Shōgo Arai (荒井 正吾 Arai Shōgo?, born 18 January 1945 in Yao, Osaka) is the governor of Nara Prefecture in Japan, first elected in 2007. A graduate of the University of Tokyo, he joined the Ministry of Transport, attending Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs as a ministry official. Leaving the ministry in 2001, he was elected to the House of Councillors in the Diet of Japan (national legislature) for the first time in the same year.


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