Fumio Kishida is invested Prime Minister of Japan

Fumio Kishida has been invested as a new Prime Minister of Japan in an extraordinary parliamentary session after his victory in the primaries of the ruler Liber

Fumio Kishida is invested Prime Minister of Japan

Fumio Kishida has been invested as a new Prime Minister of Japan in an extraordinary parliamentary session after his victory in the primaries of the ruler Liberal Democratic Party (PLD).

The appointment of Kishida was formally ratified in a vote in both cameras, in which the ruling coalition has a large majority, and happens to Yoshihide Suga, who resigned in previous hours in block next to his cabinet after little over a year in front of the executive.

The new head of Government plans to announce the composition of its Government in the next few hours, in which more than one dozen portfolios are expected to be headed by first ministers and keep key positions, in a search for some stability in face to The imminent general elections.

Kishida becomes Japan's prime minister and by virtue of Japanese law, stipulating that the President of the force more voted in the last elections, in this case the PLD, is the one who chooses the executive head and even if there is A change of leadership of political force in the middle of the legislature.

However, the arrival of Kishida to power is transitory, since the current Legislature of the Diera Low House (Parliament) will come to an end on October 21 and the country must dissolve the courts and call general elections before it ended November.

In this context, the choice of Kishida at the front of the PLD had general election dyes, given the current majority that is currently holding his party in both parliamentary chambers and the prospects for the training victory for the national elections before the current destructing of the current destructing the opposition.

According to several surveys of vote intention published during the weekend by local media, around 64% of voters are planned to vote for the PLD and their government partner, komeito.

Kishida was elected as president of his party in the primaries held last Wednesday, in which three other candidates participated. Suga announced at the beginning of him the decision of him not to attend in the interior elections and, therefore, not to opt for re-election as prime minister.

Among the challenges to which the new head of the Japanese executive will have to face the adoption of measures to keep the COVID-19 controlled, vaccination and approve the general budgets of the State.

Updated Date: 08 October 2021, 19:27

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