Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito said that it was "very regrettable" that the survey that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism should conduct last year was delayed by more than a year over the national core statistics "building construction cost survey". He showed the idea of ​​considering preventive measures.

On the 28th, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism conducted a "building construction cost survey" to investigate the floor area and construction costs of about 10,000 buildings nationwide. I made it clear that I was late.



Regarding this issue, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 29th, "I am very sorry that we could not investigate according to the plan. We would like to proceed with the investigation promptly in time for the announcement date."



On top of that, Minister Saito said, "There are overwork in the statistical department and management problems." Last year, at a meeting on another statistical problem that was revealed, we will consider measures to prevent recurrence of the delay in this investigation. I showed the policy.

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