Mr. Motohiro Oono

Mr. Motohiro Oono

Mr. Motohiro Oono

Former Vice Minister of Defense & Ministry of Cabinet Affairs of Japan |

Mr. Motohiro Oono is a former Vice Minister of Defense & Ministry of Cabinet Affairs of Japan, and currently a member of the House of Councillors of Japan and Director of Committee on Economy and Industry in the House of Councillors as well as a visiting research fellow at the Middle Eastern Institute of Japan. He was first elected as a member of the House of Councillors in 2010 and has successfully occupied numerous major posts in the House such as Director of Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense, and Secretary General of the Parliamentary Association for the Friendship between Japan and Palestine. He is also an outstanding expert on the Middle Eastern politics, security, religion and history and has taught at several universities in Japan. He held the position of research staff at the Embassy of Japan in Iraq and the United Arab Emirates as well as First Secretary at the Embassy of Japan in Syria and Secretary at the Embassy