Regarding emergency measures in light of rising prices, Komeito Secretary-General Ishii emphasized that the current Diet should pass the supplementary budget for this year, saying that there may be unforeseen circumstances such as the situation in Ukraine where spending will swell. did.
In light of rising prices due to the situation in Ukraine, the government plans to put together emergency measures by the end of this month, and to finance this year's budget with contingency funds such as support for the new corona.
Komeito secretary-general Ishii said at a press conference, "The situation in Ukraine is difficult to predict, and there may be unforeseen circumstances such as the 7th wave of the new corona and the heavy rain disaster such as the rainy season. He emphasized that the current Diet should pass the supplementary budget for this year.
On top of that, "I don't know when the extraordinary Diet session will be held after the summer Upper House election, and it is important to have a proper reserve fund in case of the situation. Of course, that is possible. "
On the other hand, Prime Minister Kishida said at the House of Councilors plenary session, "First of all, we will give priority to prompt response using general reserve funds and corona reserve funds. We will ensure the recovery of economic and social activities from the disaster, "he said, and expressed caution in formulating an early supplementary budget.Keywords: