Mr. Takuya Hirai（Born on 25 January 1958） Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy Minister of State for "Cool Japan" Strategy Minister of State for the Intellectual Property Strategy Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Minister of State for Space Policy Member of the House of Representatives Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Takuya Hirai is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet . A native of Takamatsu, Kagawa and graduate of Sophia University. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2000, since then elected 7 times consecutively. Career： Chairman, Public Relations Headquarters, LDP, Chairman, Special Mission Committee on IT Strategy of LDP. Former, Director, Economy, Trade and Industry Division of LDP. Senior Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Director. Internet Media Division of LDP. Chairman, Cabinet Committee for the House of Representatives.