The nationally published magazine Shukan Bunshun published the news that Kishida Shotaro had a party at the prime minister’s residence.
In the photos of the news, Kishida’s moments of fun with her relatives and foreign guests they hosted in the residence and a person’s pose while lying on the red carpet-covered stairs were seen.
In the news of the State Television NHK, it was reported that the Prime Minister of Japan, Kishida, made the necessary reproaches to the party in question, to his secretary and his son Kishida.
The main opposition, the Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP), argued in its statement that the party set an example that public and private affairs cannot be separated.
Cabinet Chief Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu said in a statement that a strong warning was given to Kishida Shotaro, whose stance he described as inappropriate.
Noting that the government is aware of the situation, Matsuno said, “We will ensure proper use and management of the (official residence) so that the incident does not recur.” used the phrase.
Kishida, who assumed the presidency in October 2021, appointed her 31-year-old son, Kishida Shotaro, as executive secretary, as she was completing her first year in office.
At that time, the Chief Cabinet Secretariat stated that the decision to appoint was made with the idea of ”placing the right person in the right place” based on “personality and foresight of the person”.