Liberal Democratic Party Officer Tsutomu Sato to appoint Chairman of the Board of Directors Mr. Tsutomu Sato September 14, 9:00 p.m.
In the appointment of the LDP’s executive officers, New President Kan has confirmed his intention to appoint Mr. Sato, former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of the Aso faction, as chairman of the General Affairs Committee. In addition, we have decided to continue to serve as Chairman of the Moriyama Diet Measures Committee.
On the afternoon of the 14th, the Liberal Democratic Party held an extraordinary board meeting and a general meeting after the general meeting of members of both houses of parliament, and decided to entrust the appointment of new party officers to Kan and the new president.
After that, Kan and the new president held a press conference on personnel affairs, and said, “We will take the plunge and appoint people who fit my policy direction. I would like to promote human resources mainly for people who are willing to reform and who show their understanding of reform.”
Before the new system was decided on the 15th, New President Kan confirmed his intention to appoint Mr. Sato, former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of the Aso faction, as Chairman of the Board of Governors.
As kan’s new president, Mr. Sato is one of the senior officials of the Aso faction of the second faction in the party, and the first election is expected to be used in consideration of the synchronization and friendship from before.
Mr. Moriyama, chairman of the Ishihara faction’s Diet, also confirmed his intention to continue his efforts. Regarding Mr. Moriyama, New President Kan said at a press conference, “He is a really great chairman of the Diet, has a lot of political experience, and appreciates his ability very highly.”