Following the House of Councilors election, an extraordinary Diet session to elect a new House of Councilors chairman will be convened on the 3rd of next month.
On the other hand, while the ruling party proposed that the session be held for three days, the opposition party demanded that a sufficient session be secured as it was necessary to discuss the "state funeral" of former Prime Minister Abe.
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kihara and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Isozaki attended the board of directors of the House of Councilors Steering Committee held on the 26th in place of Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno, who was infected with the new corona, and received the previous House of Councilors election. He announced that he would convene an extraordinary Diet session on the 3rd of next month to elect the chairman and vice-chairman of the new House of Councilors.
In response to this, the ruling party proposed that the session be held for three days until the 5th of next month, while the opposition party responded to the convocation on the 3rd of next month, but measures against rising prices, new corona measures, and He said that it was necessary to discuss the "state funeral" of former Prime Minister Abe, and requested that a sufficient session be secured, and decided to continue discussions.
Meanwhile, prior to this, the Liberal Democratic Party's chairman of the Diet, Takagi, met with the Constitutional Democratic Party's chairman of the Diet, Mabuchi, and proposed that he would like to give a memorial speech to Mr. Abe at the plenary session of the House of Representatives on the 5th of next month. In response, Mr. Mabuchi insisted that the government should explain the "national burial" first.
Regarding Mr. Abe's memorial speech, the Liberal Democratic Party is proceeding with adjustments in the direction of former secretary-general Amari, who supported the Abe administration as the minister in charge of economic revitalization, taking into account the intentions of the bereaved family.