Japanese Prime Minister and Chairman of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Fumio Kishida will prioritize “economic growth” in order to fulfill its obligation to distribute wealth.
The head of the Japanese government made such a promise during his first appeal to parliament after taking office.
The meeting was held in the form of “question-answer” and with the participation of representatives of the opposition. An assessment was made of the economy and epidemiological situation in the Pacific State.
“As long as there is no growth, there will be nothing to distribute. First of all, it is important to achieve growth, I will do my best to achieve this, ”said Fumio Kishida.
At the same time, the chairman of the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP), Yukio Edano, called the “failure of the LDP government” the lack of beds for coronavirus patients in hospitals during the fifth wave of the epidemic, when a large number of citizens.
In response to Edano’s accusations, the Japanese prime minister assured that the government would soon unveil a program to combat the coronavirus epidemic.
Kishida Fumio limited himself to hints at strengthening the testing system for COVID-19 and weakening border controls in Japan in order to prevent the spread of infection.
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