17th ministers replaced 11th at 11:54 on the 4th Abe Second Reform Cabinet
Prime Minister Abe will remodel the cabinet in the afternoon of the 11th, and the 4th Abe Second Remodeling Cabinet will be officially established in the evening. Thirteen people, the largest number in the Abe Cabinet, will be the first to enter, including 17 ministerial posts, excluding Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aso and Secretary of the Secretary of the Secretary of Commerce.
Prime Minister Abe held a temporary cabinet meeting after 11:30 am and compiled a resignation of the ministers. All 19 ministers and posts in the 4th Abe 2nd remodeling cabinet have been consolidated by the adjustments so far.
▼ Mr. Taro Aso remains as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister.
▼ Sanae Takaichi as Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications. Mr. Takaichi also served as the Minister of Internal Affairs for about 3 years in the second and third Abe Cabinets.
▼ Mr. Katsuyuki Kawai as Minister of Justice.
▼ Toshimitsu Mogi as Foreign Minister. The post changes from the Minister for Economic Revitalization.
▼ Mr. Koichi Ikuta as Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
▼ Mr. Katsunobu Kato to the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare. Mr. Kato has served as the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare for over a year since August.
▼ Mr. Taku Eto as Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
▼ Mr. Kazuhide Sugawara as Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.
▼ Mr. Kazuyoshi Akabane of the Komeito Party as Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
▼ Mr. Shinjiro Koizumi as Minister of the Environment.
▼ Mr. Taro Kono as Minister of Defense. The post changes from the Foreign Minister.
▼ Mr. Yoshii Tsuji stayed as Secretary of the Secretary.
▼ Takashi Tanaka is the Minister of Reconstruction.
▼ Ryota Takeda as National Public Safety Commissioner.
▼ Mr. Junichi Eto is the minister in charge of 100 million total activities. Mr. Eto is concurrently serving as Okinawa and Northern Minister.
▼ Mr. Naoichi Takemoto is the Minister of Science and Technology.
▼ Mr. Yasushi Nishimura as Minister for Economic Revitalization. Mr. Nishimura will concurrently serve as Minister for Social Security Reform for all generations.
▼ Mr. Seigo Kitamura as the Minister for Regional Revitalization.
▼ Seiko Hashimoto is the minister in charge of the Olympics and Paralympics.
17 ministerial posts will be replaced, with the exception of Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aso and Secretary of the Secretary of War. In addition, the first cabinet was the largest in the Abe cabinet, including 13 people and the first cabinet.
Mr. Koizumi, the first minister of the environment to enter the cabinet, is 38 years old, four times elected in the 11th District of Kanagawa. At the age of 38, the cabinet became the third youngest after the war, following Yuko Ogura, who was appointed as the minister in charge of the declining birthrate at the age of 34, and Seiko Noda, who was appointed as the Minister of Posts at 37.
Prime Minister Abe will hold a meeting with the President of Komeito Yamaguchi from 1:00 pm, set up the headquarters of the cabinet and restructure the cabinet, and the secretary of chief will announce the cabinet list.
After that, after the certification ceremony at the Imperial Palace, the fourth Abe Second Remodeling Cabinet is expected to be officially launched in the evening of the 11th.
Subsequently, Prime Minister Abe will hold a press conference and explain his thoughts on the aims of the ministerial personnel and the future administration of the government.