Iwaya, Takeshi

    Family Name: Iwaya

    Given Name: Takeshi

    Party: Liberal Democratic Party

    Role: Minister of Defense

    IR Stance: Advocate

    Profile: Until his appointment as Minister of Defense in October 2018, Iwaya was one of the most prominent advocates of the establishment of Integrated Resorts in Japan, serving as secretary-general of the parliamentary league calling for such a policy. Iwaya has been elected eight times to the House of Representatives from Oita Prefecture.

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