Abe’s Cabinet Resigns for 7 Years and 8 Months to Inauguration of Kan Cabinet September 16 at 9:29 AM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe compiled the resignation of ministers at an extraordinary cabinet meeting held shortly after 9 a.m., and Abe’s Cabinet resigned al. In the afternoon, prime minister elections were held at the plenary session of both houses of the House of Representatives, and Prime Minister Naoto Kan of the Liberal Democratic Party was elected as the 99th Prime Minister, and the Kan Cabinet will be inaugurated on the 16th.
At the Prime Minister’s Office, the Minister’s resignation was compiled at an extraordinary Cabinet meeting held after 9 a.m., and the Abe Cabinet resigned although it was completely resigned.
The second Abe administration, which lasted for the longest seven years and eight months in history, came to an end.
Prior to this, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters, “Since the recapture of power, we have done our best to re-create the economy and protect our national interests. During this time, I am proud to have been able to challenge various issues with the people. It’s all thanks to the people, and I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who has supported me through tough times and hard times.”
In the afternoon, the Diet held an election for the prime minister at a plenary session of both houses of the House of Representatives, and President Kan of the Liberal Democratic Party was elected as the 99th prime minister.
President Kan will hold a meeting with Mr. Yamaguchi, the leader of the Komeito Party, at the Prime Minister’s Office, and then set up a cabinet headquarters to hold ministerial appointments, and the new Chief Cabinet Secretary will announce the cabinet roster.
After the ceremony at the Imperial Palace and the certification ceremony of ministers, the Kan Cabinet will be officially inaugurated at night.
President Kan will hold a press conference on the appointment of the Prime Minister to clarify his own thoughts on the aim of ministerial personnel and the future administration of the government.