Guest of Honor

SEASIA 2015 is proud to introduce our Guest of Honor, His Excellency Fukuda Yasuo (Prime Minister of Japan, 2007-2008).

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Born 1936. Graduated from Waseda University (Department of Political Science and Economics) 1959; Petroleum refining and marketing company 1959-76; Prime Minister’s Chief Secretary 1977-78. Member, House of Representatives 1990-2012; Deputy Director-General, International Bureau, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 1990; Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs 1995-96; Director, Foreign Affairs Division, Policy Research Council, LDP 1996-97. Minister of State, Chief Cabinet Secretary 2000-04; Director General of Okinawa Development Agency 2000; Minister of State for Gender Equality 2001-04. Prime Minister of Japan 2007-2008.

Chairman of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) 2005-2012; Currently, Chairman of Asian Population and Development; Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia, among others.