Main events scheduled for Sept. 19-25

Main events scheduled in Japan for Sept. 19-25:

Sept. 19 (Mon)

-- State funeral of Queen Elizabeth II to be held, with Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako scheduled to attend.

-- 7th anniversary of passage of security laws expanding Self-Defense Forces' role overseas.

-- 10th anniversary of establishment of Nuclear Regulation Authority.

Sept. 20 (Tues)

-- U.N. General Assembly's annual general debate session to be held through Monday, with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivering speech.

-- Japan to start vaccinating people aged 60 and over, medical personnel against Omicron coronavirus variant.

-- Nationwide consumer price index for August to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

-- Japan Business Federation Chairman Masakazu Tokura to hold press conference.

Sept. 21 (Wed)

-- Number of foreign visitors in August to be released by Japan National Tourism Organization.

-- Bank of Japan to start two-day monetary policy meeting.

Sept. 22 (Thurs)

-- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to hold press conference.

-- Osaka District Court to hand down ruling on hearing-impaired couple seeking damages over sterilization under now-defunct eugenics protection law.

Sept. 23 (Fri)

-- No major events.

Sept. 24 (Sat)

-- No major events.

Sept. 25 (Sun)

-- Komeito party to formally approve Natsuo Yamaguchi as leader for 8th term.

-- 1st anniversary of announcement of Quad framework of cooperation involving Japan, United States, Australia and India.

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