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Special Diet session likely to be convened on Nov. 10 

  • October 30, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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According to Saturday’s Sankei, the ruling coalition and the GOJ are considering convening a special Diet session to elect the new prime minister on Nov. 10. While some officials insist that the special session only last for a few days and that a separate extraordinary Diet session be convened later through December in order to pass an FY2020 supplementary budget, others are saying the envisaged special session should last through December.  


In a related story, Yomiuri projected that former Chief Cabinet Secretary Hosoda Hiroyuki will be elected as the 78th speaker of the Lower House when the special Diet session is convened. 

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