Prime Minister Kishida solidified the lineup of cabinet members ahead of the cabinet reshuffle on the 10th and the personnel appointment of the Liberal Democratic Party officers.
Of these, in terms of ministerial appointments
▼ Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Minoru Terada of the Kishida faction, Assistant to the Prime Minister.
This is Mr. Terada's first entry into the cabinet.
▼ Mr. Yasuhiro Hanashi of the Kishida faction is the Minister of Justice.
Hari is his first entry into the cabinet.
▼ Mr. Yoshimasa Hayashi of the Kishida faction will remain as Minister for Foreign Affairs.
▼ Mr. Shunichi Suzuki of the Aso faction remains as Minister of Finance.
▼ Ms. Keiko Nagaoka of the Aso faction is the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
This is Nagaoka's first entry into the cabinet.
▼ The Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare is former Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato of the Motegi faction.
Kato will be Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare for the third time.
▼ Mr. Tetsuro Nomura, a member of the House of Councilors, is the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
This is Nomura's first appointment to the cabinet.
▼ The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry is Abe's Yasutoshi Nishimura, former Minister of State for Economic Revitalization.
▼ Tetsuo Saito of Komeito will remain as Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
▼ Mr. Akihiro Nishimura of the Abe faction is the Minister of the Environment.
This is the first time for Mr. Nishimura to enter the cabinet.
▼ Mr. Seiichi Hamada, who has no faction, is the Minister of Defense.
Hamada will be defense minister for the second time.
▼ Mr. Hirokazu Matsuno of Abe faction remains as chief cabinet secretary.
▼ Digital Minister Taro Kono, Director of Public Relations Headquarters of Aso faction.
▼ Mr. Kenya Akiba of the Motegi faction is the Minister of Reconstruction.
This is Akiba's first entry into the cabinet.
▼ Mr. Koichi Tani of the Nikai faction is the chairman of the National Public Safety Commission and the minister in charge of disaster prevention.
This is the first time Mr. Tani has entered the cabinet.
▼ The minister in charge of regional revitalization is Naoki Okada, a member of the House of Councilors who is affiliated with Abe.
This is Okada's first entry into the cabinet.
▼ Mr. Masanobu Ogura of the Nikai faction is the minister in charge of the declining birthrate.
Mr. Ogura has been elected four times and is entering the cabinet for the first time.
▼ Mr. Daishiro Yamagiwa of the Aso faction remains as the minister in charge of economic revitalization and the minister in charge of new corona countermeasures.
▼ Sanae Takaichi, chairman of the Policy Research Council, is non-factional as Minister in charge of Economic and Security Affairs.
Liberal Democratic Party executive personnel
In addition, Mr. Taro Aso, chairman of the Aso faction, remains as vice-president of
the Liberal Democratic Party .
▼ Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, the chairman of the Motegi faction, will also remain as secretary-general.
▼ Koichi Hagiuda, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of the Abe faction, will
be appointed as the chairman of the political affairs investigation.
▼ Mr. Toshiaki Endo, chairman of the Tanigaki Group's election campaign committee, will be appointed as general affairs chairman.
Prime Minister Kishida plans to reorganize the cabinet in the afternoon after reshuffling the Liberal Democratic Party officers on the morning of the 10th, summarizing the resignation of his ministers at an extraordinary cabinet meeting.