Abe's New Cabinet Lineup

Abe's new Cabinet lineup

Here is the lineup of the new Abe Cabinet.

Taro Aso remains as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister.

Sanae Takaichi came back as the Internal Affairs and Communications Minister.

Katsuyuki Kawai is the Justice Minister.

Toshimitsu Motegi is the Foreign Minister. He has already made a name for himself in international circles as the top negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and a Japan-US trade deal.

Koichi Hagiuda is the new Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister.

Katsunobu Kato came back to the Cabinet as Health, Labor and Welfare Minister.

Taku Eto is the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister.

Isshu Sugawara is the Economy, Trade and Industry Minister.

Kazuyoshi Akaba is the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. He is the only minister from Komeito, the junior party in the ruling coalition.

Shinjiro Koizumi is the new Environment Minister. At 38, he is the third youngest minister in post-war history.

Taro Kono is the new Defense Minister, moving from his role as Foreign Minister.

Yoshihide Suga retained his post of Chief Cabinet Secretary.

Kazunori Tanaka is the Reconstruction Minister. He will oversee recovery efforts in areas devastated by the 2011 disasters in northeastern Japan.

Ryota Takeda is the National Public Safety Commission Chairperson, who is in charge of police administration.

Seiichi Eto is the Minister for All Citizens' Active Engagement. He will lead efforts to maintain and promote a resilient economy in Japan's aging society.

Naokazu Takemoto is the Information Technology Policy Minister.

Yasutoshi Nishimura is the minister in charge of economic revitalization.

Seigo Kitamura is the Regional Revitalization Minister.

Seiko Hashimoto is the Minister for Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The summer games are scheduled for next year.