LONDON, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dinis Guarda YouTube citiesabc interview series features the Minister of State Naokazu Takemoto, for Japan’s Science and Technology Policy. Dinis Guarda’s detailed conversation with the Minister, a veteran political leader, touched on key questions both concerning his background, career and political positions within the Japanese government, as well as highlighting Japan’s technology advancements, including the innovative Society 5.0 concept.
Minister talked about his experience and career path having studied at Kyoto University, Berkeley, and Columbia Universities. He started his career in Tokyo as a civil servant and entered parliament where he has been for 25 years. Minister Takemoto has served as Parliamentary Secretary for Economy, Trade and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Labour and Welfare, and Senior Vice-Minister of Finance Minister of Construction, and as a Chairperson of numerous political committees.
Minister Takemoto highlighted Japan as a global powerhouse in science, technology