Chinanews, September 16th, a comprehensive report, on the 16th, the new president of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party Yoshihide Suga will formally accept the appointment of the prime minister and form a new cabinet. The candidates for the new cabinet have been determined on the 15th.
Among them, Japanese Prime Minister Shino Abe's brother Nobuo Kishi may join the cabinet for the first time.
Yoshihide Suga, who was elected as the new president of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, held a press conference on the 15th and stated that the cabinet he wants to form is a "cabinet for the people."
The new cabinet lineup was roughly confirmed that night.
According to reports, Yoshihide Suga sought opinions at the Liberal Democratic Party’s Provisional General Affairs Council meeting on the personnel arrangements for the four major positions in the party including Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai (81 years old), and formally finalized them.
Regarding the new Japanese cabinet to be established on the 16th, Yoshihide Suga basically decided to appoint Defense Minister Taro Kono (57 years old) as the minister in charge of administrative reform and regulatory reform.
The head of the Expo will be appointed by former Deputy Minister of Environment Nobuharu Inoue (50 years old).
Data map: Yoshihide Suga, the new president of the Japanese Liberal Democratic Party.
In addition, the Chief Cabinet Secretary will be appointed by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Kato Katsunobu (64 years old). He has served as Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary in the Abe Cabinet. He has a good understanding of policies and has good practical ability.
At present, COVID-19 prevention is a top priority. Yoshihide Suga hopes to appoint Kato to establish a comprehensive system.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso (79 years old), Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (64 years old), Minister of Economic Regeneration Yasuo Nishimura (57 years old), Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Koichi Hagiuda (57 years old), Minister of Environment Shinjiro Koizumi (39 years old) , Olympic director Seiko Hashimoto (55 years old) will stay.
As for other cabinet ministers, Kenhisa Tamura (55 years old) served as Minister of Labour, former Liberal Democratic Party Propaganda Headquarters Masaei Hirazawa (75 years old) served as Minister of Revival, and National Public Security Committee Chairman Takeda Ryota (52 years old) served as Minister of General Affairs.
Former Minister of Law Kamikawa Yoko (67 years old) and former National Public Security Committee Chairman Ozaki Hachiro (55 years old) joined the cabinet again.
In addition, Rep. Takuya Hirai (62 years old) will also be appointed as the digital chief.
The economic and industrial minister Hiroshi Kajiyama (64 years old) and the Komeito Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kazuka (62 years old) will remain in office.
The Minister of Defense will be appointed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi (61 years old), and former Deputy Minister of General Affairs Tetsushi Sakamoto (69 years old) for the first time in the cabinet.
The Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary will appoint the former Deputy Minister of General Affairs Sakai (55 years old), and the current Deputy Chief and Senator Naoki Okada (58 years old) will basically remain in office.
On the afternoon of the 16th, after Yoshihide Suga was named Prime Minister at the House of Representatives meeting, the Imperial Palace will hold the Prime Minister's appointment ceremony and the cabinet certification ceremony, and then the new cabinet will officially go on the road.