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Schedule of major political events during the extraordinary Diet session

  • October 22, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

The following is the schedule of major political events during the extraordinary Diet session.


  • Oct. 24: Extraordinary Diet session convenes. Prime Minster Shinzo Abe delivers a policy speech. Submission of FY18 first draft supplementary budget. 
  • Oct. 25-27: PM Abe visits China.
  • Oct. 29-31: Party representatives’ interpellations at plenary session of both houses.
  • Nov. 1: Lower House Budget Committee begins deliberations on the first draft supplementary budget.
  • Early November: Enactment of first supplementary budget.
  • Mid-November: Start of full-scale deliberations of bills including one to revise the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law.
  • Nov. 11-15: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-related Summit Meeting in Singapore.
  • Nov. 17-18: The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Papua New Guinea.
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Argentina.
  • Dec. 10: Extraordinary Diet session ends.
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