Executives' Comments  Press Conferences   Chairman Yonekura's comments at his Press Conference

June 24, 2013

Following is the gist of remarks made by Chairman Yonekura at his Press Conference. Translation is rush and tentative, and sequence of the gist does not necessarily coincide with words delivered.

Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election

The election result shows that the voters have favored Prime Minister Abe's economic policy. Tokyo, the center of Japan needs to be further vitalized through various tasks and challenges such as a host of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Enactment of bill to revise the electoral districts for House of Representatives members elected from single-seat constituencies

It is extremely important to correct the vote-value disparity in Japan. Reform to reduce the lower house seat number waits to go after the upcoming House of Councilors election. It goes without saying that the politics need to have the support and understanding of people in the process.