Enhance social security and implement economic measures Finance Minister Aso Finance Speech January 20, 17:37
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Aso will make a public address at the plenary session of the House of Representatives and the House of Representatives, and the budget proposal for the new fiscal year and Reiwa 2 fiscal year will be to enhance social security such as free higher education and steadily implement new economic measures. And called for immediate cooperation.
Based on the new economic measures outlined earlier, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Aso said, `` Accelerating recovery and recovery from natural disasters and reliably overcoming the downside risks of the economy, the productivity and growth potential of the Japanese economy And aim to achieve sustainable economic growth centered on private demand through strengthening the government. "
Furthermore, on the 20th, the new fiscal year's budget, which was the largest ever in the general account submitted to the Diet and reached 102.658 trillion yen, will be used to increase the income from the increase in the consumption tax rate to provide free child education and childcare and low income. He explained that it was intended to enhance social security by providing free higher education for households and to steadily implement economic measures.
In addition, Deputy Prime Minister Aso said, "Amid the declining population and declining birthrate and aging population, it is necessary to achieve both economic revitalization and fiscal consolidation, and to achieve sustainable economic growth by steadily implementing economic measures." He sought cooperation in promptly finalizing the New Year Budget and the Supplementary Budget this year.