Prince Akishino and his wife attended a ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of statistics development in Japan.
The ceremony was held by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the organization that was the predecessor of the Statistics Bureau of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in 1874.
Prince Akishino and his wife entered the venue at 1:30 pm on the 7th, and Prince Akishino said, "Statistical figures from the past to the present are a common property of the nation that can be used by everyone." said the words.
Subsequently, the investigators who contributed to the statistical survey were commended, and the representative of the winners expressed their determination to make further efforts for the further development of the statistical survey, and the couple applauded.