Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns from post, decided due to ill health

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Shinzo Abe) left his post due to health reasons. According to Reuters, Shinzo Abe resigned due to health problems. Citing health reasons, he formally announced it on Friday. Shinzo Abe has been the longest-serving Prime Minister of the country. In the last one week, he has had to go to the hospital twice. He is worried that his illness can create obstacles in running the country.

Earlier, after this news, the Tokyo Stock Exchange saw a fall and the Japan currency yen gained. A senior official of Abe’s party, the Liberal Democratic Party, told the source that his resignation has been decided. In a press conference, Abe revealed his resignation.

Abe is suffering from ulcerative colitis
Shinzo’s bowel disease is ulcerative colitis. Due to this, Shinzo had to resign in 2007, a year after becoming the Prime Minister for the first time. On August 24, Cabinet Secretary Yoshihida Suga dismissed Shinzo’s ongoing discussions about his health. He had said that Abe is healthy and more are coming to the hospital for routine checkup.

Abe’s popularity declined
It is being told that the last time Abe went to the hospital, he lived there for about 7 hours. However, Abe’s term is till September 2021. On Monday, 65-year-old Abe completed 8 years in his office and became the longest-serving Prime Minister of Japan. His popularity has also been recorded when the Coronavirus epidemic has not been handled properly in the country.