Sunday, September 19, 2021

Japan’s ruling party leaders gear up to succeed PM Yoshihide Suga

Japan’s ruling party leaders have geared up to become the successor of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga after his abrupt decision to pull out of his party’s presidential election at the end of September, a media report said today.

Yesterday, Suga said that he won’t run in the upcoming Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) next election saying that he wants to focus on curbing the coronavirus spread, reported Japan’s NHK World. Japan’s former foreign minister Kishida Fumio has declared his intentions to run. Former internal affairs minister Takaichi Sanae has also shown her interest to contest the presidential election. Ishiba Shigeru, former defence minister, also reached out to other lawmakers in an attempt to gauge the situation within the party.LDP presidential election campaigning is set to start on September 17. After a voting procedure, the result will be declared on September 29.

 

- Advertisement -
Latest news

Two people killed, 21 others injured in four separate explosions in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, at least two people were killed and 21 others injured in four separate explosions today. According to local public health officials, two...

PM Modi expresses shock over death of seven girls due to drowning in Jharkhand’s Latehar district

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed shock on the loss of young lives due to drowning in Latehar district of Jharkhand. In a tweet,...

Russia to hold elections to lower house of its Parliament from Friday

Russia is holding elections to the State Duma, the lower house of Parliament from Friday. The voting will take place till Sunday over a...
Related news

Two people killed, 21 others injured in four separate explosions in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, at least two people were killed and 21 others injured in four separate explosions today. According to local public health officials, two...

PM Modi expresses shock over death of seven girls due to drowning in Jharkhand’s Latehar district

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed shock on the loss of young lives due to drowning in Latehar district of Jharkhand. In a tweet,...

Russia to hold elections to lower house of its Parliament from Friday

Russia is holding elections to the State Duma, the lower house of Parliament from Friday. The voting will take place till Sunday over a...