The secretary-generals of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party met to discuss emergency measures in light of rising prices, exchanged opinions on the scale of financial resources to support them, and then the need for a supplementary budget required by the Komeito Party. Including, we will discuss again at the beginning of the week.

The Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party each made recommendations to Prime Minister Kishida on the 14th, before the government put together emergency measures in light of rising prices due to the situation in Ukraine.



In response to this, the secretary generals of both parties and the chairman of the political investigation will meet in the Diet on the afternoon of the 15th, scrutinize the contents of the policies included in each proposal, and how much financial resources will be needed as a whole. We exchanged opinions about.



Regarding emergency measures, the Liberal Democratic Party emphasizes a sense of speed and should respond with the reserve fund of this year's budget as a financial resource, while the Komeito insists that a supplementary budget is necessary in anticipation of unforeseen circumstances. The gap between the two parties is highlighted.



The two parties will discuss again at the beginning of the week, including the need for a supplementary budget, given that Prime Minister Kishida has indicated that he will announce emergency measures next week.

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