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June 2009
Three Vice Governor System Starts

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On June 5 Kenji Tanigawa and Kazuhisa Yamaguchi resigned as vice governors of Tokyo, and Director General of the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Hiroshi Sato, took up this post. Speaking with enthusiasm Vice Governor Sato stated, “I would like to overcome difficult situations by acting swiftly and offering fresh new ideas.” This marked the start of the system with the three vice governors of Hideo Sugawara, Hiroshi Sato, and Naoki Inose, and the first meeting of top-level metropolitan officials was held on June 9.

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