The issue was that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism was rewriting the data of "basic statistics", which is especially important in the national statistics. Clarified the idea of ​​wanting to dispose of the person.

A third-party verification committee on the issue that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has continued to process inappropriately over the "construction work order dynamic statistics" that shows the monthly order trends of the construction industry, which is one of the "core statistics". On the 14th of this month, he compiled a report stating that the data had been rewritten before 2000, and severely criticized the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's response that had not been published.



Regarding this, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito once again apologized at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 18th, saying, "It is extremely regrettable that the statistics that always require accuracy were improperly processed." ..



After that, he said, "I would like to consider my responsibility firmly. I would like to make a certain report on the disposition including myself within this week." Clarified the idea of ​​wanting to do it.

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