I believe our meeting was highly significant as we work to further develop our cooperation towards realizing a free and open Indo-Pacific. (3/3)
The Second Japan-Australia-India-U.S. Summit Meeting (MOFA)
and I stated Japan’s positions and approaches clearly and candidly.
We agreed that going forward, we will hold a Quad summit annually. We can say that efforts by the Quad, which Japan has been advocating, have fully taken root. (2/3)
PM Suga: At the Quad summit meeting among the leaders of Japan, Australia, India, and the United States, we held frank discussions on critical issues facing the Indo-Pacific region, including COVID-19, climate change, new technologies, and regional affairs, (1/3)
The Prime Minister held a presentation ceremony of the Prime Minister’s certificate of appreciation for the Japanese teams who participated in the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, at the Prime Minister’s Office.
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“Creating a flow of people to areas outside major urban centers”
We are working to create an environment in which people living in areas outside our major urban areas can pursue work and their daily lives in the same way as those living in major cities. (1/2) twitter.com/kantei/status/…
that is extremely effective in preventing symptoms from becoming severe.
I believe that, other than a hospital, there is nothing as reassuring as this facility. Since we want to save many lives, we have high hopes that this facility will play a major role as a model. (2/3)
PM Suga: There are still many people recuperating from COVID-19 at home who may feel very anxious about their situation. To respond to their worries, I toured a facility that can administer the oxygen that patients need and treat them with an antibody cocktail (1/3)
“The Digital Agency”
The Digital Agency (@digital_jpn) was launched on September 1.
We will vigorously promote digital reforms in society as a whole, including digitally transforming administrative services, people’s daily lives, and industries and addressing the digital divide. twitter.com/kantei/status/…
for treating patients in their homes. We will first bring the current wave of infections down to the lowest possible level and then from there thoroughly enforce our system, keeping the safety and peace of mind of the citizens firmly in mind. (4/4)
I believe that it is government’s role to ensure that a solid medical treatment system is in place for people such as these.
We are now implementing a way to have a neutralizing antibody drug with unprecedented effects also be available in the future (3/4)
PM Suga: I went on an observation tour of a model facility that conducts medical examinations and treatment through home visits as well as online medical examinations and telephone confirmation of how patients are doing. (1/4)
“Achieving carbon neutrality”
In October last year, I declared that Japan would achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Responses to global warming are not constraints on the economy. By changing the thinking we have had until now and proactively engaging in measures (1/2) twitter.com/kantei/status/…
through the use of new pharmaceuticals. This will ensure that all patients are able to receive medical treatment without fail.
We will get done what is necessary, one thing first and then another, to protect the lives and the livelihoods of the public. (2/2)
“Ensuring that medical treatment structures are solidly in place”
As COVID-19 infections spread, we are moving forward with urgent measures to address medical treatment such as securing available hospital beds and preventing symptoms from becoming severe (1/2) twitter.com/kantei/status/…
“Realizing a free and open Indo-Pacific”
The Indo-Pacific region is the core of the world’s vitality and also the region which has seen complex power relations at work. It is absolutely imperative to establish a free and open order based on the rule of law in the region. (1/2) twitter.com/kantei/status/…
For children, who will be responsible for steering the society of the future, school is an important part of their daily lives. To enable everyone to feel at ease in their classes even while COVID-19 is still a concern, (2/3)
“Dealing with childcare waiting lists”
Childcare waiting lists have been an unresolved problem for many years. Aiming to definitively eliminate the need for any family to wait for childcare availability, we are pushing ahead to prepare childcare arrangements (1/2) twitter.com/kantei/status/…
“Promoting the active utilization of childcare leave”
We revised the law to create an environment in which it is easy for people to take childcare leave.
We will work to make child-rearing and employment compatible for those who wish to pursue both. twitter.com/kantei/status/…