Mr. Nagahama is appointed as president of the House of Representatives on September 12.
The House of Councilors of the Constitutional Democratic Party approved the inauguration of the former president of the Environment Minister Hiroyuki Nagahama as the president of the group at the General Assembly held in Nagano Prefecture.
On the 12th, the parliament of the House of Councilors of the Constitutional Democratic Party held a workshop for parliamentarians in Karuizawa-machi, Nagano, and held a parliamentary general meeting to decide the president of the parliament.
At the general meeting, Mr. Nagahama was reported to have announced the presidential election last week, in addition to former Minister of Environment Hiroyuki Nagahama.
Mr. Nagahama is 60 years old, elected 3 times in the election of the House of Councilors in Chiba. He served as Minister of the Environment and Deputy Secretary-General for the Democratic Party Administration.
Mr. Nagahama stated in his aspirations that he would like to move forward step by step while valuing the spirit and policies of the constitutional Democratic Party.
In addition, the General Assembly also decided to leave the House of Directors of the House of Representatives of Rengo and the Chairman of the Diet Committee of the House of Shiba.
However, the Constitutional Democratic Party has not reached a consensus on personnel affairs of the House of Councilors over the congregation of the denominations with the National Democratic Party, etc., and adjustment is expected in the future.