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Japan PM to announce resignation on Friday

News18

Updated: August 23, 2011, 8:06 AM IST
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Japan PM to announce resignation on Friday
Japanese Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda said that we were told to prepare to succeed to the next cabinet.

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan told his cabinet on Tuesday he will express his intention to resign on Friday, Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda said.

"We were told that if things proceed as planned, the Prime Minister will express his (resignation) intention on August 26," Noda said in a parliamentary committee meeting.

"We were told to prepare to succeed to the next cabinet," Noda added.

First Published: August 23, 2011, 8:06 AM IST
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