The opening ceremony of the 205th Extraordinary Diet Session was held on the 8th at the House of Councilors plenary session with His Majesty the Emperor.

Following the convening of the extraordinary Diet session on the 4th of this month, the opening ceremony was held at the House of Councilors plenary session from 1:00 pm on the 8th.

First, on behalf of both Houses of Representatives, Speaker of the House of Representatives Oshima said, "The situation inside and outside the country is still severe. We must take necessary and appropriate measures, make every possible effort to improve the stability of people's lives, and play an even greater role in establishing world peace. "

After this, His Majesty the Emperor said, "It is my deep pleasure to meet with all the representatives of all the people. As the Diet, as the supreme body of state power, addresses the immediate internal and external problems. I hope that we will fully fulfill that mission and respond to the trust of the people. "