17:32 24 September 2013
Diet panel to meet Fri. to discuss Fukushima nuclear plant leaks
TOKYO, Sept. 24, Kyodo
A key Diet panel on Tuesday decided to meet Friday to discuss the leakage of radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Key members of the lower house's Committee on Economy, Trade and Industry agreed to hold a session which was initially planned to take place in early September.
The committee will request Naomi Hirose, president of the plant's operator Tokyo Electric Power Co., to attend the meeting.
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