Shinzo Abe announced a reshuffle in the leadership of the ruling party of Japan

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobacteria Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Archival photoShinzo Abe announced a reshuffle in the leadership of the ruling party of Japan© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The head of the ruling liberal democratic party Shinzo Abe announced the composition of the party leadership, after the appointment of the first press conference of the new leadership is broadcasted live by NHK TV.

The new leadership of the party key figures left over from the previous composition. So, your post of the Secretary-General has retained a 79-year-old Toshiro Nikai, former Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan, now in charge of a party policy, Fumio Kishida will also continue to perform their duties. Former Minister of health, labour and welfare Katsunobu Kato was appointed to the position responsible for General Affairs and former Minister of economic recovery Akira Amari will be in charge of preparations for the elections.

The position of Deputy General Secretary will keep coity Jaguda. Hiroshi Moriyama will also remain in office responsible for relations with Parliament. A new face in the party leadership, was a former Minister of education and science of Hakubun Shimomura, appointed head of the headquarters for the promotion of amendments to the Constitution.

Changes in the leadership of the party were the result of the election of Chairman of the party, which was won by Abe. After appointments in the party on Tuesday will begin to dissolve, and then to the formation of a new Cabinet of Ministers.