Miyazawa, Kiichi - from Japan
Country of meeting: in the year 1975
Politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 1991 to 1993. In 1942, he joined the ministry of finance, avoiding military service during World War II.
In 1953, he was elected to the upper house of the Diet of Japan, where he stayed until moving to the lower house in 1967. Miyazawa held a number of prominent public positions, including minister of international trade and industry (1970–1971), minister of foreign affairs (1974–1976), director general of the economic planning agency (1977–1978), and chief cabinet secretary (1984–1986). He became minister of finance under the government of Noboru Takeshita in July 1986. However, Miyazawa had to resign amid the Recruit scandal in 1988.
Activities in the Orangization:
Japan, Currently in Government Service