Main events scheduled for Dec. 20-26

© Kyodo News

Main events scheduled in Japan for Dec. 20-26:

Dec. 20 (MON)

-- No major events.

Dec. 21 (TUES)

-- Extraordinary parliament session to close.

-- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. to launch H2A rocket carrying communication satellite of Britain's Inmarsat from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture.

Dec. 22 (WED)

-- Bank of Japan to release minutes of Oct. 27-28 Policy Board meeting.

Dec. 23 (THURS)

-- Former Emperor Akihito to turn 88.

Dec. 24 (FRI)

-- Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to release nationwide consumer price index for November.

Dec. 25 (SAT)

-- No major events.

Dec. 26 (SUN)

-- No major events.