Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tokyo Olympics, para hospitality to 4.4 billion yen budget request August 22 17:27

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has a policy of asking for 4.4 billion yen in the budget request for next year's budget as a cost of hospitality for the leaders of each country coming to Japan in time for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to request 793.9 billion yen, an increase of 63.3 billion yen from the initial budget for the current fiscal year, as a budget request for the next fiscal year.

Among them, next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics need to gain the understanding and support of the international community, and on this occasion we included 4,440 million yen as a hospitalization fee to welcome key people from various countries visiting Japan. is.

In addition, in order to use the charter machine more efficiently in order to use the time efficiently on overseas business trips by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, 500 million hours will be included, which will be more than double the usage time and cost of this fiscal year. I have decided.

In addition, to contribute to the resolution of global environmental issues, in addition to accruing expenses for holding an international conference on marine plastic waste countermeasures and water issues in Japan, AI = weapons equipped with artificial intelligence The policy is to include research and research expenses to actively participate in the formulation of specific rules.