Regarding the redevelopment of Meiji Jingu Gaien, which spans Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Nagaoka said at the House of Representatives Budget Committee that local governments and businesses need to fully discuss the conservation of ginkgo trees, which are known as famous places. showed recognition that there is
Concerning the redevelopment of Meiji Jingu Gaien, although the developer involved in the development plans to cut down 743 trees, it is said that the ginkgo trees, which are famous spots, will be preserved. Questions have been raised about the method.
At the House of Representatives Budget Committee on the 3rd, the Constitutional Democratic Party called for the protection of the ginkgo trees as a cultural property. We are reporting it to the local government," he said.
On top of that, ``First of all, it is necessary for the local government to coordinate with the owner so that preservation and development can be compatible, but I am aware that it is not yet ready. I want to pass it on,” he said, acknowledging the need for full consultation between local governments and business operators in order to conserve ginkgo trees.