DPJ reveals roster of new leadership

15:18, September 17, 2010      

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Lawmakers of Japan's ruling Democratic Party approved a new lineup for the party leadership, with former Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada in the No. 2 post as secretary general, local media reported.


Naoto Kan, leader of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and Japanese prime minister, addresses a meeting of DPJ lawmakers about the party's new leadership in Tokyo, capital of Japan, on Sept. 17, 2010. DPJ lawmakers on Friday approved its new leadership, with former Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada in the No. 2 post as secretary general. As for other senior DPJ posts, Yoshio Hachiro became Diet affairs chief, while Okada's predecessor Yukio Edano was demoted to acting secretary general. Policy chief Koichiro Gemba retained his post. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

The reshuffle came after Prime Minister Naoto Kan was re- elected in the DPJ's presidential election on Tuesday.


Katsuya Okada, new Secretary General of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), addresses a meeting of DPJ lawmakers about the party's new leadership in Tokyo, capital of Japan, Sept. 17, 2010. DPJ lawmakers on Friday approved its new leadership, with former Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada in the No. 2 post as secretary general. As for other senior DPJ posts, Yoshio Hachiro became Diet affairs chief, while Okada's predecessor Yukio Edano was demoted to acting secretary general. Policy chief Koichiro Gemba retained his post. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

As for other senior DPJ posts, Yoshio Hachiro became Diet affairs chief, while Okada's predecessor Yukio Edano was demoted to acting secretary general, Kyodo News reported.


Naoto Kan, leader of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and Japanese prime minister, addresses a meeting of DPJ lawmakers about the party's new leadership in Tokyo, capital of Japan, on Sept. 17, 2010. DPJ lawmakers on Friday approved its new leadership, with former Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada in the No. 2 post as secretary general. As for other senior DPJ posts, Yoshio Hachiro became Diet affairs chief, while Okada's predecessor Yukio Edano was demoted to acting secretary general. Policy chief Koichiro Gemba retained his post. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

Policy chief Koichiro Gemba retained his post as the party's policy chief.

Source: Xinhua

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