Gist of Japan PM Kishida’s policy speech at 2024 regular parliament

Politics

The following is the gist of a policy speech delivered Tuesday by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during an ordinary parliamentary session in 2024.

Kishida vows to:

-- restore public trust in politics amid slush fund scandal.

-- set up panel to facilitate recovery and reconstruction measures following New Year’s Day earthquake on Noto Peninsula.

-- take steps to achieve wage hikes that exceed rising prices.

-- exert “unique” Japanese leadership to promote stability and prosperity worldwide.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News