October 8, 2021
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida instructed his cabinet on Friday to compile an economic package after the general elections to ease the pain from the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki said.
Suzuki told reporters after a cabinet meeting that he hoped to compile a “high-quality” extra budget immediately after the Oct. 31 general elections and have it approved by parliament by the end of the year.
(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)
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