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Prime Minister Taro Aso and other ministers promoted the annual Cool Biz energy-saving campaign Tuesday by donning Okinawan “kariyushi” light wear at their regular Cabinet meeting.

Commenting on Aso, who appeared in a white long-sleeved kariyushi, Seiko Noda, state minister in charge of consumer affairs, told reporters after the meeting, “The prime minister wore it very neatly.”

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