Kazuo Ogura

Date of Birth : 15th November, 1938

Mar.1962 Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Jurisprudence
Mar.1964 Graduated from the Cambridge University, Economics
Jul. 1971 China and Mongolian Division, Asian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mar. 1975 Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Apr. 1977 Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong
Oct.1978 Director, Second North America Division, North American Affairs Bureau
Jan. 1981 Director, Northeast Asia Division, Asian Affairs Bureau
Jan. 1984 Minister, Delegation of Japan to the OECD in Paris
Jul. 1989 Director-General of the Cultural Affairs Department
Oct. 1991 Cabinet Councillor (Peace Keeping Operation Affairs), Prime Minister's Office
Jan. 1992 Director-General of the Economic Affairs Bureau
Mar. 1994 Ambassador of Japan to Vietnam
Aug. 1995 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sep. 1995 Sherpa for Japanese Prime Minister
Apr. 1997 Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo

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