Masuzoe sets out as a new Tokyo governor with his expertise – healthcare and welfare issues


After the landslide victory yesterday, Yoichi Masuzoe, a former Minister of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, has energetically kicked off his first day as a Tokyo governor by revealing his unique political visions.  On his appearance on the NHK program today, he described his ideas to increase salaries of caregivers and health nurses and to build more welfare institutions in the Tama New Town area where is suffering from the rapid population aging, according to Asahi Shimbun.