Chief Cabinet Secretary Notice of Condolences from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology "Not compulsory" October 15, 12:25
At the joint burial of Yasuhiro Nakasone and the former Prime Minister, who died last year, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato voluntarily decides that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has issued a notice of condolences to national universities, etc. He acknowledged that it was not accompanied.
At the joint burial of the Cabinet of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone and the Liberal Democratic Party on the 17th of this month, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will notify national universities and others on the 13th of this month regarding the expression of condolences such as silence on the day based on the approval of the Cabinet. I put it out.
Regarding this, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said at a press conference on the morning of the 15th, "We requested that we express our condolences, and it will be voluntarily decided by the relevant organizations whether or not to express our condolences."
On that basis, he said, "When the former Prime Minister of a country passes away, the purpose is to ask for cooperation as a public institution to express condolences widely, and it is not compulsory.
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It is not an activity, and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology does not consider it to violate the neutrality of education. "